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 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, 26 Apr. 2024 To participate, bidders have to show their financial capabilities by bringing a cashier's check for over $15 million made out to the Arizona State Land Department. Stacey Barchenger, The Arizona Republic, 6 Apr. 2024 Bid limit deposit in the form of a cashier's check made payable to Barrett-Jackson only. The Arizona Republic, 30 Jan. 2024 Havana also turned over $5.6 million in cashier's checks, representing a portion of the fees charged in the fraudulent tax return scheme and a part of the fees taken from the fraudulent PPP loans. Kelly Phillips Erb, Forbes, 18 Feb. 2023 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

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

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“Cashier's check.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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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