earner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “earner” in the English Dictionary

"earner" in British English

See all translations

earnernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɜː.nər/  us   /ˈɝː.nɚ/
someone or something that ​earnsmoney: In most of these ​cases, the woman is the ​sole earner in the ​family.UK informal That ​hamburgerstand is a ​nice little earner (= makes a lot of ​money).
(Definition of earner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"earner" in American English

See all translations

earnernoun [C]

 us   /ˈɜr·nər/
someone or something that ​earnsmoney: taxcreditprograms for low-wage ​earners
(Definition of earner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"earner" in Business English

See all translations

earnernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɜːnər/
someone who ​earnsmoney for ​work that they do: Today's ​students are tomorrow's earners.high/low/average earners High earners did not really ​notice they were ​paying more ​tax. high-income/middle-income/low-income earners The ​package would ​establishhigher income-tax ​rates for top earners but ​includebreaks for lower- and ​middle-classworkers.
a ​product or ​businessactivity that makes ​money for a ​person or ​company: Insurance is a big earner for the UK ​economy. profit/​revenue/foreign-exchange earners
See also
(Definition of earner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of earner?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “earner”

Word of the Day
faith school

a school that is financially supported by a particular religious group, usually for children from that religion

Word of the Day