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moneymaker Line breaks: money|maker
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌnɪmeɪkə/

Definition of moneymaker in English:

noun

1A person or thing that earns a lot of money: the movie became one of the year’s top moneymakers
More example sentences
  • Unfortunately developing countries lagged behind, with drugs becoming politicized and easy moneymakers by immoral officials.
  • Republicans say it is a moneymaker because it prompts property sales that would not have occurred otherwise.
  • The new system may not be a huge moneymaker for the district, but it will save time and money.
2US informal A person’s buttocks or genitals.

Phrases

shake one's moneymaker

1
US informal Dance energetically: she took to the main stage and shook her moneymaker
More example sentences
  • She's working her moneymaker for a magazine shoot.
  • She should get back to what she does best: parading her moneymaker in front of geriatric male MPs.
  • She used to be able to dance and her moneymaker is falling victim to gravity.

Words that rhyme with moneymaker

cabinetmaker

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