cashless

adjective

cash·​less ˈkash-ləs How to pronounce cashless (audio)
: not having or involving cash
specifically : relying largely or entirely on monetary transactions that use electronic means rather than cash

Examples of cashless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beginning in 2022, all points of sale at Alabama athletics events for concessions and retail will be cashless. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 25 Nov. 2022 The event, held downtown, is now cashless, the city announced in a news release. Dallas News, 23 Sep. 2022 All transactions for tickets, concessions and merchandise locations at Jordan-Hare Stadium will be cashless (credit cards only). Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 23 Sep. 2022 How to handle tips for merchandise vendors at concerts has become a heated issue within the live music business, particularly as tipping has become more frequent in the post-pandemic landscape in which transactions are going increasingly cashless. Ethan Millman, Rolling Stone, 30 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cashless was in 1731

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Cite this Entry

“Cashless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cashless. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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