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earningsPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "earnings":
- Frau Lerch had never seen her so radiant with happiness, yet she was irritated by the reserve of the girl for whom she thought she had sacrificed so much, yet whose new garments had already brought her more profit than the earnings of the three previous years. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- He used up all his earnings; and strength and health were alike gone. - "A Red Wallflower", Susan Warner.
- And in the event of death occurring, say, ten or eleven months after the accident, the family would only receive as compensation the equivalent of one or two months' earnings. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.