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bean counter

noun

: a person who helps to run a business and who only cares about money

Full Definition of BEAN COUNTER

:  a person involved in corporate or government financial decisions and especially one reluctant to spend money

Examples of BEAN COUNTER

  1. He blames corporate bean counters for causing thousands of workers to lose their jobs.

First Known Use of BEAN COUNTER

1975

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