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[dis-koun-ter] /ˈdɪs kaʊn tər/
a person who discounts.
a person who operates a discount house or business.
Informal. a discount house.
Origin of discounter
First recorded in 1725-35; discount + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The discounter had fallen into the trap; he had thought that he had recognized the bankers signature.

  • Out of temper, Mathews sent for the discounter, and he appeared with alacrity.

    Curiosities of Impecuniosity H. G. Somerville
  • The discounter is therefore a holder in due course, and he would be able to collect on the note.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
  • Mathews saw no more of the discounter or the cheque, the scoundrel entirely disappearing with the only proof in his pocket.

    Curiosities of Impecuniosity H. G. Somerville

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