Mint: Who needs an accountant when this handy app will organize all your bills, bank accounts and even send you budget alerts?
Not for me, mind you—we took our taxes to the accountant weeks ago.
The accountant thought it was me and was calling to tell me to go easy.
Mr Barboza, an NHS accountant, and his children live in Bristol.
Your query will be answered with a blank stare, followed by a long pause and half-hearted reply: My accountant?
His father, a poor gentleman, procured a situation as accountant in a mercantile house.
He is said to have had no superior as an accountant in this country.
I had a moonshee, or accountant, in one of my outworks in Purneah.
I "run down" the accountant because he was either ignorant or corrupt.
The forger, as a rule, is a bookkeeper or an accountant who grows expert with the pen.
mid-15c., "accounting officer, one who renders accounts," from Old French acuntant (Modern French accomptant), from present participle of accompter (see account). Sense of "professional maker of accounts" is recorded from 1530s. The word also was an adjective in Middle English, "accountable; liable to render accounts" (early 15c.).