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gainful

adjective gain·ful \ˈgān-fəl\

: paying money

Full Definition of GAINFUL

:  productive of gain :  profitable <gainful employment>
gain·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
gain·ful·ness noun

Examples of GAINFUL

  1. <graduated from school and went looking for gainful employment>

First Known Use of GAINFUL

1553

Rhymes with GAINFUL

GAINFUL Defined for Kids

gainful

adjective gain·ful \ˈgān-fəl\

Definition of GAINFUL for Kids

:  producing gain :  making money <She found gainful employment.>

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