- a hospital official who determines the amount due for a patient's treatment.
- a social worker in a hospital.
Origin of almoner
OTHER WORDS FROM almonersub·al·mon·er, noun
Words nearby almoner
How to use almoner in a sentence
The momentous secret soon found its way to the Spanish queen's almoner, and finally to the queen herself.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
He is made the great Almoner of heaven, and he disposes of his gifts to the children of earth.
Thora at least will remain with us, and we will make Johannes Rode our almoner and court poet.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
The almoner told us he gave two instructions to the upper, and two to the lower classes, every week.Journal in France in 1845 and 1848 with Letters from Italy in 1847|T. W. (Thomas William) Allies
“I marvel, my child, that you should employ as your almoner and cottage visitor a person of whom we know so little,” said he.The Haunted Room|A. L. O. E.