Definition of bean counter
: a person involved in corporate or government financial decisions and especially one reluctant to spend money
Examples of bean counter in a sentence
He blames corporate bean counters for causing thousands of workers to lose their jobs.
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BEAN COUNTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bean counter for English Language Learners
: a person who helps to run a business and who only cares about money
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