meal ticket

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Someone or something that provides income or livelihood, especially as an exploited source.
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I don't enjoy this job, but it is my meal ticket.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'meal ticket':

meal ticketA ticket or voucher that can be exchanged for food.
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