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Synonyms for windfall

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. windfall(noun)

    fruit that has fallen from the tree

    gold rush, godsend, boom, gravy, bonanza, bunce, manna from heaven

  2. boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce(noun)

    a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

    "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"

    miraculous food, thunder, bonanza, roar, microphone boom, boom, gravy, pan gravy, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, manna, roaring, bunce

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. windfall(n.)

    godsend, unexpected gift, good luck, run of luck, piece of good fortune, piece of good luck

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. windfall(n)

    godsend, boon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    manna, windthrow, godsend, blowdown, bonanza

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How to use windfall in a sentence?

  1. Neil Saunders:

    Tax cuts, bonuses and good tax refunds have all been a windfall to consumers who have responded by increasing spending, this rising tide has floated most retail boats, Macy's among them.

  2. Kevin Gallagher:

    The windfall for commodity prices over the last commodity boom was the biggest recorded in history, but the marginal savings rate was lower than in past booms, the South American resource countries are facing a real pinch.

  3. Bricklin Dwyer:

    We continue to expect consumer spending to kick the year off on a robust foot after the drop in energy prices gave consumers a substantial windfall.

  4. Tim Madden:

    Those players who got the winnings got an extraordinary windfall to which they were not entitled, they just happened to be at the right place at the right time.

  5. Millan Mulraine:

    With gasoline prices remaining low (providing a huge windfall to U.S. consumers), confidence sky-high and the buoyancy in labor market activity likely to bolster household income, we expect consumer spending activity to rebound strongly in the coming months.

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