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bread and butter

noun as in sustaining income

adjective as in concerning personal/household finances

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Example Sentences

“I knew Boyfriend would never really have its chance unless it became my bread-and-butter,” she says.

Get immigration done and the party will be able to compete again on bread-and-butter issues with most of the electorate.

It's easy to see how a governor with a proven track record and a focus on bread-and-butter issues could do well.

Isnt anything but bread-and-butter, and such things, appealing to you in life, child?

Paul went on talking in a quiet, low tone, while Digby was munching a thick slice of bread-and-butter.

In an incautious moment, influenced by the idea of saving her bread-and-butter, Mrs Pike gave up the key.

Phebe, do you think there's any chance of cook's giving us some cake, or even some bread-and-butter, to take with us?'

But I meant that Algernon has shown his sense in not selecting a bread-and-butter Miss.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bread-and-butter, such as: budgetary, commercial, fiscal, industrial, monetary, and material.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.