Meaning of money machine in English:

money machine

Pronunciation /ˈmʌnɪ məˌʃiːn/


  • 1The prevailing financial system; financial institutions collectively.

  • 2A person who or thing which makes a lot of money or has no purpose other than making money; a lucrative business, product, etc.

  • 3A machine which converts, takes, or dispenses money; specifically an automatic teller machine, a cash dispenser.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Hamilton. From money + machine.