Gainful Definition

gānfəl
adjective
Producing gain; profitable.
Webster's New World
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Disposed to taking advantage of.

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Troublesome; fractious; hard to handle.

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Synonyms:
payingpaid

Origin of Gainful

  • From gain (“against, contrary”) +‎ -ful.

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  • From gain (“profit, foredeal”) +‎ -ful.

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