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I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds them. Eventually, too, they become very jealous of the love one has with an audience.
Shirley Bassey

Meaning of "breadwinner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BREADWINNER

breadwinner  [ˈbrɛdˌwɪnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BREADWINNER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Breadwinner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BREADWINNER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Breadwinner

Breadwinner may refer to: ▪ Breadwinner model, a system where one family member earns money to support the others...

Definition of breadwinner in the English dictionary

The definition of breadwinner in the dictionary is a person supporting a family with his or her earnings.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BREADWINNER


ana
ˈeɪnə
award-winner
əˈwɔːdˌwɪnə
Carolina
ˌkærəˈlaɪnə
china
ˈtʃaɪnə
cowinner
ˌkəʊˈwɪnə
Dana
ˈdeɪnə
designer
dɪˈzaɪnə
dinner
ˈdɪnə
Freightliner
ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə
inner
ˈɪnə
Kitchener
ˈkɪtʃɪnə
match-winner
ˈmætʃˌwɪnə
medal-winner
ˈmedəlwɪnə
minor
ˈmaɪnə
prizewinner
ˈpraɪzˌwɪnə
rana
ˈreɪnə
spinner
ˈspɪnə
vote-winner
ˈvəʊtwɪnə
winna
ˈwɪnə
winner
ˈwɪnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BREADWINNER

breadbox
breadcrumb
breaded
breadfruit
breadhead
breadknife
breadknives
breadless
breadline
breadnut
breadroom
breadroot
breadstick
breadsticks
breadstuff
breadth
breadthways
breadthwise
breadwinning
bready

WORDS THAT END LIKE BREADWINNER

a dog´s dinner
banner
beginner
candlelight dinner
candlelit dinner
Christmas dinner
do like a dinner
finner
ginner
grinner
like a dog´s dinner
money-spinner
pinner
potluck dinner
progressive dinner
salad spinner
school dinner
sinner
skinner
thinner
TV dinner

Synonyms and antonyms of breadwinner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «breadwinner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BREADWINNER

Find out the translation of breadwinner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of breadwinner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «breadwinner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

养家糊口的人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sostén de la familia
570 millions of speakers

English

breadwinner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कमानेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кормилец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esteio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিবারের জীবিকার্জক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soutien de famille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pencari nafkah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ernährer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一家の稼ぎ手
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

한 집안의 생계를 책임진 사람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panyewan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gia trưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சம்பாத்தியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कमावती व्यक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geçimini sağlayan kimse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chi guadagna il pane per tutta la famiglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żywiciel
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

годувальник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

susținător de familie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βιοπαλαιστής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

broodwinner
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

försörjare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsørger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of breadwinner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BREADWINNER»

The term «breadwinner» is regularly used and occupies the 83.804 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BREADWINNER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about breadwinner

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7 QUOTES WITH «BREADWINNER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word breadwinner.
1
Shirley Bassey
I've always been the breadwinner and men don't like that. They turn on you. They bite the hand that feeds them. Eventually, too, they become very jealous of the love one has with an audience.
2
Charisma Carpenter
I am a single mom and I'm the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that's just the way it is. I don't think my son even knows any different.
3
Dorothy Fields
The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother.
4
Katherine Jenkins
If you love somebody, you love them. My parents had a 25-year age gap between them and my mum was the breadwinner, my dad the house husband. I'm a strong believer that a good relationship can work, whatever the situation.
5
Frances O'Grady
I worry that some politicians still think we are living in the 1950s where the man is the main breadwinner and the woman works for pin money. Actually, most families where there are two parents depend on two incomes to get by.
6
Thomas Perez
The typical minimum wage earner is a provider and a breadwinner - most likely a woman - responsible for paying bills, running a household and raising children.
7
Honeysuckle Weeks
I'm looking forward to sproglets but, as I'm the main breadwinner, I feel I ought to capitalise on my career for a bit longer. Mother keeps telling me I should go and freeze some eggs. Not terribly romantic, is it?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BREADWINNER»

Discover the use of breadwinner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to breadwinner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Breadwinner
Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.
Deborah Ellis, 2003
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The Breadwinner
Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.
Deborah Ellis, 2001
3
The Breadwinner
Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan, impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.
Deborah Ellis
4
The Breadwinner Trilogy
Three stories detail the lives of Parvana, who dresses as a boy in order to provide for her family, and Shauzia, who lives in a widow's compound and dreams of moving to France.
Deborah Ellis, 2009
5
The Breadwinner
Deborah Ellis. door. That way, when it's time, we can see our way out to the street without lighting a match. I don't want to draw any attention to us." With a bit of gentle pulling, Parvana got the woman to her feet. Carefully they made their way to ...
Deborah Ellis, 2004
6
From Homemaker to Breadwinner
If you can make it in Beverly Hills you can make it anywhere. In From Homemaker to Breadwinner renowned real estate broker Myra Nourmand shares the secrets of her incredible success.
Myra Nourmand, 2013
7
The myth of the male breadwinner: women and ...
"Comparative sociohistorical study examines interplay of the economy and gender relationships in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
Helen Icken Safa, 1995
8
Breadwinner Or Caregiver?: How Household Role Affects Labor ...
Is gender a primary determinant of patterns of participation in the labor force among adult men and women with different household responsibilities?
Wendy V. Cunningham, 2001
9
The Cruise of the Breadwinner
The horror and the humanity of war come too close, when a little fishing boat, the Breadwinner, rescues a pilot shot down in the Channel during a dogfight.
H. E. Bates, 2007
10
A Guide for Using the Breadwinner in the Classroom
Below.are.lists.of.vocabulary.words.for.each.section.of.chapters.in.The Breadwinner ...Note.that.the. novel.contains.a.glossary.at.the.back . The.following .page.offers.ideas.for.using.this.vocabulary.in.classroom.activities . Section 1 ( Chapters ...
Melissa Hart, Heather Douglas, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BREADWINNER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term breadwinner is used in the context of the following news items.
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3 Financial Challenges Breadwinner Moms Face With Strength And …
We are proud to offer support that helps breadwinner moms provide a ... Data from this program identified 52% of participating breadwinner ... «PR Web, Jul 15»
2
Dead Or Just Deadbeat? Kazakh IS Widows In Limbo After …
Now the family is having problems obtaining the government benefit that is granted after the death of a family's breadwinner, says Zhazira's ... «Big News Network.com, Jul 15»
3
Lorna Jane posts on Facebook defending 'model' receptionist ad
A man is usually the breadwinner of the family, and I just wanted those mums for a few hours a week who would work in the shop. 'I rang up ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
Census data will help govt prioritise schemes for most deprived
It would be foolhardy to ignore the fact that the primary breadwinner in three out of four households in rural India earns less than Rs 5,000 a ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
5
I want someone with boobs'.”
A man is usually the breadwinner of the family, and I just wanted those mums for a few hours a week who would work in the shop.” “I rang up ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
6
Plumber Jamie Kerswill gets 876 days jail for 'breathtakingly stupid …
"He wants to be as role model and a breadwinner for his family and he knows he has ruined that. "From speaking with him, there is some ... «Hull Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Real Housewives of the Upper East Side
She is, for the most part, financially dependent on her husband, the breadwinner of the family. But the women described in Wednesday Martin's ... «Harvard Crimson, Jul 15»
8
Do Mothers Really Have A Choice To Go Back To Work? from …
A lot of mothers in Manhattan's Upper East Side community have taken on the role of being a caretaker rather than a breadwinner, according to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
9
Joseph Phillip Braz
Joe, who became his family's breadwinner at the age of 13 after his father died, was a veteran of World War II and worked a variety of jobs. «Hanford Sentinel, Jul 15»
10
Keira Knightley Kisses Husband James Righton On A Stroll Without …
Recently, Keira Knightley was revealed to be the breadwinner of her growing family! Right after 'The Imitation Game' actress gave birth to the ... «KpopStarz, Jul 15»

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