What is another word for breadwinner?

1330 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bɹˈɛdwɪnə], [ bɹˈɛdwɪnə], [ b_ɹ_ˈɛ_d_w_ɪ_n_ə]

The word "breadwinner" is often used to describe a person who provides financial support for their family. However, there are various synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably. For instance, the word "provider" is commonly used to describe someone who earns a living and supports their family. Additionally, "earner" and "supporter" are also commonly used synonyms for "breadwinner". Other synonyms include "wage-earner", "provider/protector", and "guardian/protector". While each of these words has a slightly different connotation, they all refer to the same concept of someone who works to provide financial support for their family.

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Usage examples for Breadwinner

Such was her present ideal of wifely submission to husband in all matters that concerned his "career," but she let him plainly perceive that in saying this she was merely putting the responsibility of their lives wholly upon his shoulders, as he was the breadwinner.
"One Woman's Life"
Robert Herrick
He had a new reason for being thankful that Squire Pope had not succeeded in depriving him of his violin, for this was likely to prove a breadwinner.
"The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way"
Horatio Alger
In the darkness, she did not see the quick gleam in his eyes, as he retorted: "I don't think many Cabinet Ministers have the luck to meet a breadwinner who is as attractive as she is clever."
"Winding Paths"
Gertrude Page

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