Definition of bookkeeper
: a person who records the accounts or transactions of a business
bookkeepingplay \-piŋ\ noun
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Mrs. Sliwa became the group’s bookkeeper, administrator and publicist and a counselor to various Angels.
Rose Whiteside has been a riveter and a bookkeeper, an auto service manager and a waitress.
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First Known Use of bookkeeper
BOOKKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bookkeeper for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to keep the financial records for a business
BOOKKEEPER Defined for Kids
Definition of bookkeeper for Students
: a person who keeps financial records for a business
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