or mon·ey chang·er, mon·ey-chang·er
- a person whose business is the exchange of currency, usually of different countries, at a fixed or official rate.
- a portable device consisting of conjoined vertical tubes for holding coins of different sizes and a mechanism for dispensing change, usually having a clip for attachment to a belt.
Origin of moneychanger
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Examples from the Web for money-changer
He was employed as correspondent in the office of Monsieur Desmarquay, a money-changer.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
A money-changer detecting a light napoleon is nothing to it.
I do not like this last author, this Abarbenel, the worse for having been a money-changer.Lavengro
In Chrêtien this character is an 'Eskiékier,' rather a money-changer than a merchant.Parzival (vol. 2 of 2)
Wolfram von Eschenback
Here on the side-walk, close by me, sits a money-changer and broker.Reminiscences
- a person engaged in the business of exchanging currencies or money
- mainly US a machine for dispensing coins
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