cashier's check


Definition of cashier's check

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

Examples of cashier's check in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 According to court documents, on two separate days in September 2019, Dennard requested and received a $10,000 cashier's check, then $5,000 in cash from an attorney to pay for her personal expenses. Kevin Grasha, The Enquirer, 30 June 2020 Jason Hammond walked into Chicago's Cook County Jail last month with a stack of cashier's checks totaling $75,000. Tyler Kendall, CBS News, 16 Apr. 2020 Weinstein is released after appearing in Manhattan Criminal Court and handing over his passport and a $1 million cashier's check to cover his bail. Chris Francescani, ABC News, 24 Feb. 2020 All purchases have to be paid in full by the close of the next business day by cash, cashier's check, credit card or company check. Bisma Parvez, Detroit Free Press, 7 Jan. 2020 That same day, another woman brought a cashier's check; her landlord wouldn’t take it, either. San Antonio Express-News, 7 Jan. 2015

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First Known Use of cashier's check

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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23 Nov 2021

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“Cashier's check.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cashier's check

: a check that is written by a bank and signed by a cashier

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Legal Definition of cashier's check

— see check

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