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BREADWINNER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does breadwinner mean? 

BREADWINNER (noun)
  The noun BREADWINNER has 1 sense:

1. one whose earnings are the primary source of support for their dependents

  Familiarity information: BREADWINNER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BREADWINNER (noun)


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Meaning:

One whose earnings are the primary source of support for their dependents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("breadwinner" is a kind of...):

earner; wage earner (someone who earn wages in return for their labor)


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