moneymaker

noun
mon·​ey·​mak·​er | \ ˈmə-nē-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce moneymaker (audio) \

Definition of moneymaker

1 : one that accumulates wealth
2 : one (such as a plan or product) that produces profit

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Other Words from moneymaker

moneymaking \ ˈmə-​nē-​ˌmā-​kiŋ How to pronounce moneymaking (audio) \ adjective or noun

Examples of moneymaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s the biggest moneymaker in the McLaren Group, accounting for 86% of 2018 revenues of nearly $2 billion. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Supercar maker McLaren to skip electric vehicles. Here's why — and what it will build instead.," 12 Dec. 2019 EMarketer analyst Debra Aho Williamson said Zuckerberg’s stance probably isn’t a financial decision, since political ads aren’t big moneymakers. Rachel Lerman, The Denver Post, "The pressure is now on Facebook to ban political ads, too," 31 Oct. 2019 EMarketer analyst Debra Aho Williamson said Zuckerberg’s stance probably isn’t a financial decision, since political ads aren’t big moneymakers. Rachel Lerman, Twin Cities, "The pressure is now on Facebook to ban political ads, too," 31 Oct. 2019 In fact, Google’s hardware products have never been big moneymakers. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Google debuts Pixel 4 phone, wireless earbuds with AI," 15 Oct. 2019 City Winery is the biggest moneymaker, with $5.1 million in total revenues last year, followed by Tiny Tapp, O’Brien’s and Island Party Hut. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz, chicagotribune.com, "'We’re trying to get people to notice.’ Riverwalk marketplace’s small vendors cope with weather, late start, hidden location in first season.," 29 Aug. 2019 It’s hard to imagine the biggest moneymaker automatically waltzing off with the new Oscar. Michael Salfino, WSJ, "Your Movie Grossed $500 Million—But Was It Popular Enough for an Oscar?," 11 Aug. 2018 With the financial crisis in full swing, cum-ex was one of the few reliable moneymakers, and the trade boosted careers throughout the City of London. David Segal, New York Times, "It May Be the Biggest Tax Heist Ever. And Europe Wants Justice.," 23 Jan. 2020 The conservative-leaning cable channel is the biggest moneymaker in the Murdoch media empire, which was pared down after the sale of its movie and TV production assets to the Walt Disney Co. Dallas News, "Fox adding free streaming service aimed at black audiences," 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of moneymaker

1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Moneymaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moneymaker?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=m&file=moneym01. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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