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

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Any of these businesses could be huge moneymakers in the future. Dallas News, "Motley Fool: Alphabet's a solid buy, what to do when the market plunges and this week's trivia," 25 Aug. 2019 The fight will also be a tremendous moneymaker, which benefits Jones after his last few fights have been against opponents that offered no real chemistry or build. Justin Barrasso,, "Predictions, Unanswered Questions and Storylines for UFC 241," 16 Aug. 2019 Pickups are massive moneymakers for the Detroit Three. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "Pickups, electric vehicles in fierce competition for year’s best vehicles," 10 Aug. 2019 Within three years, the site would become Waukegan’s most prolific video gambling location and Tap Room’s biggest moneymaker. Jason Grotto, ProPublica, "From Truck Stops to Elections, a River of Gambling Money Is Flooding Waukegan," 8 Aug. 2019 There was never much doubt the bridge would be a moneymaker. San Diego Union-Tribune, "50 years later, Coronado bridge’s iconic status masks its controversial origins," 4 Aug. 2019 The title, featuring an original story about a more experienced wall-crawler facing the Sinister Six rogues gallery, quickly became a moneymaker for the Marvel and Sony gaming divisions. Nick Romano,, "Marvel's Avengers videogame revealed: Watch the trailer," 11 June 2019 The Model 3 was once expected to become a solid moneymaker, but that, too, is uncertain. New York Times, "Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course," 10 June 2019 Now its challenge is to transform events from marketing expenses to moneymakers. John Jurgensen, WSJ, "Adult Swim Tries a New Channel: A Weekend Festival," 25 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of moneymaker

1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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