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nice little earner

A job or business that is very profitable. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. This photography gig that I got a few months ago turned out to be a nice little earner.
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a nice little earner

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you describe something as a nice little earner, you mean that it is something that you can make money from easily. T-shirts are a nice little earner and it's better than the dole.
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a nice little earner

a profitable activity or business. British informal
1996 Independent Today's children know a nice little earner when they see one.
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