Definition of money tree in English:

money tree

noun

US
  • 1A source of easily obtained or unlimited money.

    ‘I knew how to shake the money tree’
    • ‘They say money does not grow on trees, but the players can grow their own money trees - if they plan properly.’
    • ‘They called people they didn't know, met with bankers, and shook every money tree in the forest until they closed the deal.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, he can keep going out there and shaking the money trees.’
    • ‘Artmakers typically assemble funding from a variety of sources, creating a money tree which, like a delicate house of cards, can collapse if one of the key components is missing.’
    • ‘Business has left in droves over the past year and he is praying that she can return to her tenuous VP posting in his office to shake some money trees.’
    • ‘Eight competitive comics will shake the money tree for a shot at the $100 as they search for the audience giggle spot.’
    • ‘In a simpler time, tobacco was a money tree for growers and cigarette makers alike.’
    • ‘Today's article demonstrates his facility in exploiting the criminal misconduct of others to shake the money tree.’
    • ‘The pop group had sued once before, relieving the company of USD 50 million and now, someone has decided that its time they shook the money tree once again.’
    1. 1.1 A real or artificial tree to which people attach paper money, especially as a gift or donation.