- a public official appointed under U.S. state or federal laws to inspect and audit the operations and accounts of banks in the examiner's jurisdiction.
Origin of bank examiner
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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The old boy never had a bank-examiner come in unexpectedly like that before in his long and useful life.Comrade Yetta