[ buhj-i-teer ]

  1. a person, especially a government or business official, who prepares a budget.

Origin of budgeteer

First recorded in 1835–45; budget + -eer

Words Nearby budgeteer

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How to use budgeteer in a sentence

  • Before the budgeteer could precisely place it, his attention became diverted by something else, to return no more that evening.

    V. V.'s Eyes | Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • He seems to have been a little ashamed of writing about circle-squarers: what a slap on the face for an unborn budgeteer!

  • There is much private history which will never come to light, caret quia vate sacro, because no budgeteer comes across it.