money-spinner
money-spinner money-spinner n. a project that generates a continuous flow of money.

Syn: moneymaker, cash cow. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • money-spinner — ˈmoney ˌspinner noun [countable] COMMERCE another name for money maker: • The pet food business is a real money spinner …   Financial and business terms

  • money spinner — UK US noun [C] UK INFORMAL COMMERCE ► a product, business, or idea that makes a lot of money: »Consumer finance is not necessarily a money spinner any longer. money spinning ► »You may have a money spinning idea, but you will need the capital to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Money spinner — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • money-spinner — money .spinner n BrE a ↑moneymaker ▪ We re hoping the show will be a real money spinner …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • money-spinner — money spinners also moneyspinner N COUNT: usu adj N If you say that something is a money spinner, you mean that it earns a lot of money for someone. [INFORMAL] The films have been fantastic money spinners. Syn: money maker …   English dictionary

  • money-spinner — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a thing that brings in a large profit …   English terms dictionary

  • money-spinner — noun a project that generates a continuous flow of money • Syn: ↑moneymaker, ↑cash cow • Hypernyms: ↑project, ↑projection * * * ˈmoney spinner [money spinner money spinners] …   Useful english dictionary

  • money-spinner — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms money spinner : singular money spinner plural money spinners business British informal a project or product that makes a lot of money …   English dictionary

  • money spinner — noun chiefly Britain : a moneymaking person, product, or activity : money maker in the western province the money spinner is cocoa Wynford Vaughan Thomas * * * money spinner, British Informal. a person, thing, or activity that brings in a lot of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • money spinner —    If an activity is a money spinner, it is a very successful way of making money.     Washing cars was quite a money spinner when I was a student …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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