cashier cash‧ier [kæˈʆɪə ǁ -ˈʆɪr] noun [countable]
1. JOBS someone whose job is to take and pay out money in a shop, bank, hotel etc:

• a supermarket cashier

2. ACCOUNTING JOBS someone who is responsible for keeping an account of the money received by and paid out by a bank or company:

• The petty cash book, receipts and vouchers are presented to the head cashier, who audits them.

ˌpetty caˈshier ACCOUNTING
the person in charge of money kept ready in an office for making small payments:

• The petty cashier is entrusted with a fixed sum of money.

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cashier UK US /kæʃˈɪər/ noun [C]
COMMERCE, BANKING someone whose job is to take payments from customers or give out money in a store, bank, etc.: »

She started as a cashier making $6.50 an hour, then moved up to customer service manager, making $7.65 an hour.


She was once dismissed from her job as head cashier with a supermarket chain on suspicion of embezzlement.

ACCOUNTING someone who is responsible for keeping a record of the amounts of money received and paid out by a company: »

Among the auditor's concerns about the company were errors by the cashier's office.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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