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1A person or thing that earns a lot of money:‘the movie became one of the year's top moneymakers’
- ‘That rarely happens, however, and the book should be looked at as a long-term investment rather than a direct moneymaker.’
- ‘It's not surprising that books on infant sleep are top moneymakers for publishers - in early infancy, every baby wakes in the night, so every parent will want such books.’
- ‘Even the smaller NASCAR series are consistent moneymakers.’
- ‘There, he showcased an ability to succeed where others had failed, turning a money-losing unit into a moneymaker after only one year.’
- ‘Anytime you can offer her a product that will allow her to protect herself and her valuables is sure to be a moneymaker for your store.’
- ‘The so-called ‘big-time’ programs which emphasize either football or men's basketball are potentially huge moneymakers.’
- ‘He says he's in no hurry to turn his Chinese operation into a moneymaker.’
- ‘Such stamps are moneymakers for the Postal Service.’
- ‘The new system may not be a huge moneymaker for the district, but it will save time and money.’
- ‘The more affluent clients, especially if they use Merrill for other services in addition to brokerage, are moneymakers for the firm.’
- ‘‘Revenue-wise,’ says an official with the telecom's cable channel, ‘it's one of our biggest moneymakers.’’
- ‘He is so tied up with his own problems, in a fast-changing, competitive business, that he has no time for his musicians as anything but potential moneymakers.’
- ‘I'd like to see a major studio take its slate down to 8 films a year… and have 6 significant moneymakers.’
- ‘Banking and stock trading have the potential to be big moneymakers if someone can migrate users to the wireless Web.’
- ‘On last year's list of big moneymakers, PG movies held five of the top 10 spots, which I guess is kind of unusual.’
- ‘Republicans say it is a moneymaker because it prompts property sales that would not have occurred otherwise.’
- ‘Newspapers were risky as business enterprises, fledgling moneymakers, but, like most small businesses, it was the start-up costs that could prove to be disastrous.’
- ‘Unfortunately developing countries lagged behind, with drugs becoming politicized and easy moneymakers by immoral officials.’
- ‘The biggest moneymakers in any organization are always the people who know how to be different.’
- ‘In most countries, major moneymakers and head offices for large companies are found in populous areas - especially in or near the capital.’
2US informal A person's buttocks or genitals.
- ‘"I can't close the shower door because my hips get in the way," she said - she sustains her record-setting moneymaker with 3,000 calories a day.’
- ‘It's a movie for your heart (and your ears and moneymaker), not your head.’
- ‘The reality star joined the group onstage and proudly, confidently showed off that moneymaker!’
- ‘She's working her moneymaker for a magazine shoot.’
- ‘She used to be able to dance and her moneymaker is falling victim to gravity.’
- ‘She took the bizarre step of covering her moneymaker from the cameras - with what looked like a pair of tights.’
- ‘She should get back to what she does best: parading her moneymaker in front of geriatric male MPs.’
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