moneymaking moneymaking  /ˈmə ni ˌmeɪ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
  2. (adj) producing a sizeable profit
  3. (adj) profit oriented

Usage(s):

  1. The Post went from a decent, dull paper to a crackling, moneymaking one.
  2. After the reforms of 1991, moneymaking became respectable again, and the old business houses acquired the esteem that had eluded them.
  3. By then, the moneymaking was clearly of secondary importance in the Kennedy ambitions.

News

  • 'Kinky Boots': Cash kicking in

    The musical's producers are only beginning to cash in on the moneymaking potential of their hit.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSN

Quotes

  1. What the company has called a glitch, Schumer said was "more about moneymaking than malfunction."
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Charles Schumer Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "For richer or poorer, we'd sold Liverpool to two ruthless businessmen who saw us as a moneymaking opportunity," Carragher writes in "Carra: My Autobiography," published by Bantam Press. "They didn't buy Liverpool as an act of charity;...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Jamie Carragher Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Musharraf told The Washington Post on Tuesday: "You must understand the environment in Pakistan. This has become a moneymaking concern. A lot of people say if you want to go abroad and get a visa for Canada or citizenship and be a millionaire, get...
    on Sep 16, 2005 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: The Age

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