cashier's check


: a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the cashier

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Most private sellers require buyers to use a cashier's check or cash for security purposes. Elizabeth Rivelli, Car and Driver, 30 Jan. 2023 If the person agrees, the scam artist convinces them to mail a cashier's check, man an electronic funds transfer or arranges a meeting to get the money in cash, according to the Michigan Lottery. Tanya Wildt, Detroit Free Press, 21 Dec. 2022 Down payments can be made with a personal check, cashier's check, or physical cash, and some dealerships also allow credit card payments. Elizabeth Rivelli, Car and Driver, 15 Nov. 2022 Bank records also show that on Nov. 10, 2018, the woman sent a cashier's check to Obdomdel Management Agency LLC, owned by Amuzu, for $101,000. Brook Endale, The Enquirer, 26 Jan. 2022 Late that Saturday night, Ewing was seen in the hotel bar with the two women and, according to the report, left a cashier's check, which was later turned in to the hotel's office. Brandon Smith, Arkansas Online, 3 Jan. 2022 Purchases by mail can be paid for by personal check or cashier's check. Richard Ryman, USA TODAY, 15 Nov. 2021 How to Avoid Getting Scammed for Down Payments Using a certified or cashier's check at closing instead of wiring your money is the most obvious way to avoid this type of scam. Zina Kumok, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Apr. 2021 Court documents detail how in September 2019 Dennard requested and received a $10,000 cashier's check, then $5,000 in cash from an attorney involved in development efforts. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, 16 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cashier's check was in 1867

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“Cashier's check.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

cashier's check

: a check drawn by a bank upon its own funds and signed by its cashier

Legal Definition

cashier's check

ca·​shier's check

see check

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