from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who coins or prints money; also, a counterfeiter of money.
- n. One who accumulates money or wealth; specifically, one who makes money-getting his governing motive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coiner of counterfeit money.
- n. One who accumulates money.
- n. Any commodity which sells well and is profitable for those who make or handle it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a project that generates a continuous flow of money
- n. someone who is successful in accumulating wealth
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It's a money-maker, which is why Groupon has a billion dollars in venture capital, and $760 million in annual revenue.
And assuming B&N's digital side turns into a money-maker, the stock looks cheap in the wake of Friday's sell-off.
The hills around Ajijic were planted with mescal plants for making tequila (a big money-maker), and also corn and coffee.
It could prove to be more of a passenger-pleaser than money-maker, though.
At mid-century, Gus Levy started Goldman's block-trading business, a money-maker that catapulted the firm ahead of its peers.
In Des Moines, near Drake University, the Day Dreams shop has found the synthetic marijuana "Spice" to be a proven money-maker.
Pet accident insurance has always appealed to me as a potential money-maker.
Kroger concedes that for years, Fox Run's popular cafe has attracted thousands of visitors -- but the food alone has not been a money-maker.
High Stakes -- Poker may become the next big money-maker in Florida.
Only months after it was started, the U.S. program designed to purge debts of no immediate discernable value from the balance sheets of troubled banks has helped transform the frozen debt into a money-maker as the bonds have rallied.