Definitions

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  • n. Someone or something that earns or makes money; something that is lucrative.

Etymologies

From money +‎ maker. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This Roland Emmerich/Dean Devlin moneymaker is the perfect culprit of the crime I just mentioned.

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  • The team's investors aren't seeking a short-term moneymaker, Neukom said.

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  • City projections, however, show the current deal being a long-term moneymaker for the city treasury, funneling $1.2 billion into local businesses and generating a 10.3 percent return on a $55 million infrastructure investment for race organizers.

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  • A followup that delivered what Reloaded had promised might not have been a long-term moneymaker, but it would have made somebody happy.

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  • JOHN KIHIA, DIRECTOR KENYAN KICKSTART: This pump is called a moneymaker, because it brings wealth in (INAUDIBLE) not able to before.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2005

  • The moneymaker is the ProCharger F2 supercharger, which blows 15 pounds (on pump gas) of atmosphere into a Carb Shop 950-cfm Holley on top of an Indy Cylinder Heads intake (with a Dominator flange) that feeds Edelbrock Victor heads.

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  • But even using GM's cost figures, a single $3 million retention bonus for one AIG "moneymaker" is enough to cover the cost of 1,200 skilled union auto workers.

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  • He took a keen interest in my affairs, discussed with me my plans for again becoming a "moneymaker," and was ever ready to lend a helping hand to bridge over the hard spots that were more or less frequent.

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  • There were a surprising number of hot chicks (most of whom I didn’t know) at the party, some of whom were shaking their moneymaker, which is never a bad thing.

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  • They involve simple mechanical assemblies that are easily available within even the most rudimentary, small-scale manufacturing shops in the developing world (in fact, that is one of the keys to their success as these 'moneymaker' pumps can be produced and maintained locally as part of a self-sufficient market system).

    Fast Company

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