cashier

verb
ca·​shier | \ ka-ˈshir How to pronounce cashier (audio) , kə-\
cashiered; cashiering; cashiers

Definition of cashier

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 transitive : to dismiss from service especially : to dismiss dishonorably … the RAF flight-lieutenant who was cashiered in early 1970 for "scandalous conduct" in performing his duties while naked. — Fenton Bresler
2 transitive : reject, discard At the heart of Sofia, midway between the erstwhile palace and the cashiered Party building, stands the statue of Nikolai Vaptzarov, poet and national hero.— Clive Sinclair
3 intransitive : to work in a store as a cashier When she's not cashiering she's busy sorting and pricing women's clothes.— Ellen Sussman

cashier

noun
cash·​ier | \ (ˌ)ka-ˈshir How to pronounce cashier (audio) \

Definition of cashier (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that has charge of money: such as
a : a high officer in a bank or trust company responsible for moneys received and expended
b : one who collects and records payments
c : an employee (as in a store) who handles monetary transactions

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Examples of cashier in a Sentence

Verb

He was cashiered from the army. was abruptly cashiered after money was found missing from the safe

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

The Maduro government has arrested dozens of officers this year and cashiered others in a military purge. John Otis And, WSJ, "‘Pressure Cooker’: Discontent Rises in Venezuela Military as Economy Dives," 18 May 2018 The encounter happened at Cruz's cashiering job at a Coral Springs Dollar Tree store. Nicholas Nehamas And David Ovalle, miamiherald, "‘I can go shoot them.’ Another threat from Parkland school shooter went ignored.," 11 July 2018 He's been cashiering on his own for three months, now, said store manager Sean Kuczynski. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "When life is one battle after another, you learn how to fight. Just ask this West Allis warrior.," 13 June 2018 The insurance regulatory agency’s chairman was cashiered for corruption and accused of bribe-taking in a separate case last year. WSJ, "Chinese Financier’s Fraud Trial Spotlights Broad Regulatory Confusion," 29 Mar. 2018 Its deputy chief, right up to the moment he was cashiered for lying to his superiors about a self-serving media leak, said criticism only undermined the Russia investigation. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "Should Presidents Be ‘Good’ People?," 4 May 2018 That history is reason enough for Trump to think twice about cashiering Sessions or any other senior Justice Department official. Jonathan Allen, NBC News, "Why Attorney General Jeff Sessions survives Trump’s wrath," 7 Jan. 2018 Even the allegedly ascendant populists are frustrated as their agenda stalls in Washington and their champions are cashiered out of the White House. David French, National Review, "Increasingly Partisan Americans Don’t Want ‘Unity’," 24 Oct. 2017 Even supporters of the president acknowledge the way in which Trump cashiered the top federal investigator was a distraction and burned valuable time. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Trump's agenda rides on Comey replacement," 15 May 2017

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Beard’s $10,277 cashier’s check was purchased in Harvard Square. Dan Klepal, ajc, "Former Atlanta CFO repays $10k Paris hotel bill after AJC stories," 27 June 2018 In January, after a year of prototype testing, Amazon opened its first convenience store in Seattle, billing it as the first cashier-less shop in the world. Matier & Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, "Amazon Go cashier-free store could be headed to SF’s Union Square," 14 May 2018 Bring that amount in the form of a cashier’s check, then sit back and get ready to sign your name—over and over and over. Nancy Mann Jackson, House Beautiful, "Here's Exactly What It Takes To Buy A Home," 26 Feb. 2019 At the same time, the Amazon Go concept has also come under scrutiny because of the lack of cashiers, and what that technology means more broadly for one of the largest job roles in retail. Jason Del Rey, Recode, "Amazon Go — a cashierless version of 7-Eleven — is expanding to San Francisco and Chicago," 14 May 2018 Warrant arrest, Avon Belden Road: On Dec. 21, police responded to a gas station on a welfare check of a cashier after a customer report. Cheryl Higley, cleveland.com, "Woman reports $10,000 stolen from account: Avon Lake police," 9 Jan. 2018 Thankfully, Vicki Monahan, a cashier at a Home Depot in Latham, New York, came to the rescue after a customer spotted the charm. Zoe Miller, Good Housekeeping, "Thanks to Facebook, Widow Is Reunited With Her Lost Charm Necklace," 11 Nov. 2015 People from my mom to the cashier at my neighborhood Walgreens have told me it suits me. Glamour, "I’m Wearing Only Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk Lipstick From Now On," 12 Mar. 2019 The cashier barked out orders to the two cooks frantically working the flat-top to keep up with a flurry of asada orders. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Hidden on Capitol Hill, a Mexican street-food spot draws raves," 23 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of cashier

Verb

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1593, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cashier

Verb

Dutch casseren, from Middle French casser to discharge, annul — more at quash

Noun

Dutch or Middle French; Dutch kassier, from Middle French cassier, from casse money box

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cashier

verb

English Language Learners Definition of cashier

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to remove (a person) from a position for doing something wrong

cashier

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cashier (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person whose job is to take in or give out money in a store, bank, etc.

cashier

noun
cash·​ier | \ ka-ˈshir How to pronounce cashier (audio) \

Kids Definition of cashier

: a person who is responsible for giving out or taking in money (as in a bank or store)

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