money-spinner money-spinner

Definition(s):

  • (n) a project that generates a continuous flow of money

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Perhaps the biggest money-spinner, though, is drugschiefly the manufacture and export of heroin and methamphetamines.
  2. Around the same time the government licensed gambling, now its biggest money-spinner.
  3. By 2020, Yunnan officials hope herbal medicine and other botanical goods will replace tobacco, a state monopoly, as the province's largest money-spinner.

News

  • German bribe case threatens Ecclestone's F1 reign

    (Repeats to more subscribers) By Alan Baldwin and Keith Weir LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - Bernie Ecclestone's eye for a deal has made him a fortune and turned Formula One motor racing into a global money-spinner, but bribery allegations threaten to end his long reign as the head of the business. Ecclestone, who is 82, has been indicted in Germany in a case relating to the sale of a stake in ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "The wedding industry is a big money-spinner, and the devil is in the detail," Ms Judge said. "There is too much at stake, financially and emotionally, for couples not to do their homework."
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Virginia Judge Source: Sunday Times.au

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