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

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That predictability is sometimes touted as a moneymaker for Wall Street traders. Asjylyn Loder, WSJ, "Russell Rebalancing Brings Frenzy to a Summer Friday," 27 June 2019 His works were unabashedly sweeping extravaganzas that were popular with tourists and moneymakers for such auspicious venues as the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Duane Byrge, The Hollywood Reporter, "Franco Zeffirelli, Oscar-Nominated Director for 'Romeo and Juliet,' Dies at 96," 15 June 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, EW.com, "Marvel's Avengers videogame revealed: Watch the trailer," 11 June 2019 It’s hard to imagine Chrome ever cutting off Google’s moneymaker. Geoffrey A. Fowler, The Denver Post, "Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.," 23 June 2019 It’s hard to imagine Chrome ever cutting off Google’s moneymaker. Washington Post, "Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.," 21 June 2019 It’s hard to imagine Chrome ever cutting off Google’s moneymaker. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch.," 21 June 2019 After several years of declining sales of smartphones, its biggest moneymaker for many years, Samsung needs a big hit next year. Timothy W. Martin, WSJ, "Samsung’s Top-Secret Galaxy S Phone Is a 5G Monster With Six Cameras," 20 Nov. 2018 Spotify and Pandora are expanding into a market with many distribution players yet no clear moneymaker, despite the huge potential audience. Anne Steele, WSJ, "Spotify, Pandora Turn to Podcasts for Listeners, Profits," 18 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of moneymaker

1834, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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