money-spinner


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money-spinner

n
informal an enterprise, idea, person, or thing that is a source of wealth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.money-spinner - a project that generates a continuous flow of moneymoney-spinner - a project that generates a continuous flow of money
project, projection - a planned undertaking
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money-spinner

[ˈmʌnɪˌspɪnəʳ] n (fam) → miniera d'oro (fig)
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NEWPORT set up an FA Cup money-spinner against Manchester City by upsetting Middlesbrough 2-0 in their fourth-round replay.
Love Island, which had its UK final last week, is proving a massive money-spinner for ITV, which owns the format.
Which gives us much confidence that next year's Great Exhibition of the North can be another such money-spinner - and superb showcase for our region - as this year's visit of the biggest domestic cycle race.
Meanwhile, Sheila discovers that Xanthe is Gary's daughter and offers her a place to stay, and Karl's efforts to turn a competition prize into a money-spinner backfire, but he and Susan are at least cheered by the sight of Toadie getting back on his feet - literally.
Something tells Paige Michelle isn't her friend Meanwhile, Sheila discovers that Xanthe is Gary's daughter and offers her a place to stay, and Karl's efforts to turn a competition prize into a money-spinner backfire, but he and Susan are at least cheered by the sight of Toadie g T etting back on his feet - literally.
But what disturbs me is how much all the lawyers have made, and will make, out of this new money-spinner.
We could have used the nation's wealth to improve life for ordinary people, but the government of the day - driven by the ruthless health policies of the Progressive Democrats - saw the service turned into a private sector money-spinner for Ireland's elite.
On average, 1 million dollars a day is pledged via Kickstarter, so it can be a great money-spinner, though the all-or-nothing model means if you don't reach your funding goal, you don't get a penny.
Trust director Greg Ogden said there will also be an array of prizes on offer during the event, which is the latest money-spinner to be held as volunteer-run group aims to reopen the popular facility later this summer.
Trainer: Brian Ellison The versatile Stormy Weather (nearside) has been a good money-spinner for connections on the Flat and over hurdles but last Saturday's winning chase debut suggests he could be even better over fences.
His 2011 drama Pranchiettan And The Saint won several awards and was also a money-spinner.
But at 1/8 with Stan James, they're hardly a money-spinner so it's worth seeking value elsewhere.