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[muhn-ee-mey-ker] /ˈmʌn iˌmeɪ kər/
a person engaged in or successful at acquiring much money.
something that produces or yields much pecuniary profit.
Origin of moneymaker
1250-1300; Middle English; see money, maker Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At a time of intense financial pressure on public universities, outreach activities are often a cost center, not a moneymaker.
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  • He was revealed as fallible, both as a moneymaker and as a thinker.
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  • My unpaid staff and me are ready to shake my little moneymaker.
British Dictionary definitions for moneymaker


a person who is intent on accumulating money
a person or thing that is or might be profitable
Derived Forms
moneymaking, adjective, noun
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