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breadwinner

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noun bread·win·ner \ˈbred-ˌwi-nər\

Simple Definition of breadwinner

  • : a person who earns money to support a family

Full Definition of breadwinner

  1. 1 :  a means (as a tool or craft) of livelihood

  2. 2 :  a member of a family whose wages supply its livelihood

bread·win·ning play \-ˌwi-niŋ\ noun

1771

First Known Use of breadwinner

1771



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