- a person responsible for receiving payments for goods, services, etc, as in a shop
Also called: teller an employee of a bank responsible for receiving deposits, cashing cheques, and other financial transactions; bank clerk
- any person responsible for handling cash or maintaining records of its receipt and disbursement
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Businessan employee who totals purchases and collects payment from customers, or who dispenses money in a bank.
- Businessan executive who oversees the finances of a company.
cash•ier2 /kæˈʃɪr/USA pronunciation v. [~ + object]
- Militaryto dismiss from a position esp. with disgrace:He was cashiered from the navy.
- Businessan employee, as in a market or department store, who collects payments for customer purchases.
- Businessan executive who has charge of money, esp. one who superintends monetary transactions, as in a bank.
- Businessan employee of a business establishment who keeps a record of financial transactions.
- Latin capsa; see case2) + -ier -ier2
- Provencal caissa
- Middle French caissier custodian of a money-box (perh. via Dutch), equivalent. to caisse money-box (
cash•ier2 (ka shēr′),USA pronunciation v.t.
- Militaryto dismiss (a military officer) from service, esp. with disgrace.
- to discard;
- Latin quassāre to shatter; see quash
- Middle French casser to break, discharge, annul
- Middle Dutch kasseren
- to dismiss with dishonour, esp from the armed forces