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Slang

earner

This page is about the slang term earner

Meaning

a good source of money

For example

  • Renting out their houses for a couple of weeks in summer became a nice little earner for families on many Greek islands.

  • Frank though that buying and selling shares would be a good little earner for him, but unfortunately it didn't work out that way.

Note:
most commonly used in the phrase "a nice little earner"

Quick Quiz

Which of the following could be "a nice little earner" for someone?

a. starting an online business

b. doing an exercise program

c. following a low-fat diet

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey