earningsnoun [plural]uk /ˈɜː.nɪŋz/ us /ˈɝː.nɪŋz/
- Having a big mortgage is a real drain on your earnings.
- She predicts pretax earnings of over $13 m for the company this year.
- Wages rose by 2.9% last year, but real earnings still fell by 1.3%.
- The rise in the value of the dollar has depressed the company's earnings this year.
- He got into trouble by lying to the tax office about his earnings.