honest living

noun

: a good amount of money for one's hard work
He's just trying to earn an honest living.

Examples of honest living in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Give taxpayers a break by legalizing working for an honest living. Tj Hutchinson, The Denver Post, 15 Feb. 2024 And as Noah points out, an honest living is something that the Royals cannot claim to be making. Jason Linkins, The New Republic, 5 May 2023

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“Honest living.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honest%20living. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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