breadwinner definition

  • noun:
    • One whoever earnings are the primary supply of support for one's dependents.
    • The primary income-earner in a family group
    • The person in a family whose labor provides the meals of household; a person who works for their living.
    • One who earns a livelihood for himself and those influenced by him: frequently restricted to one that is directly dependent upon his earnings from day-to-day or from few days to week.
    • That in the shape of which earns your bread.
    • one whose earnings would be the major way to obtain assistance with their dependents
    • One whose profits would be the primary source of assistance for one's dependents.
    • the main income-earner in children
    • The member of a family whose labor supplies the food for the family members; one that works for their living.
    • one that earns a livelihood for himself and those dependent upon him: typically restricted to one who is straight influenced by their earnings from day to day or from week to few days.
    • That by way of which one earns an individual's loaves of bread.
    • one whose profits would be the main source of support due to their dependents

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