bread and butter

Definitions of bread and butter
  1. noun
    the financial means whereby one lives
    synonyms: keep, livelihood, living, support, sustenance
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    amenities, comforts, conveniences, creature comforts
    things that make you comfortable and at ease
    maintenance
    means of maintenance of a family or group
    meal ticket
    a source of income or livelihood
    subsistence
    minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting
    type of:
    resource
    available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
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