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  1. a person who discounts.
  2. a person who operates a discount house or business.
  3. Informal. a discount house.
  4. discount broker.
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Origin of discounter

First recorded in 1725–35; discount + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for discounter

Historical Examples of discounter

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

    Curiosities of Impecuniosity

    H. G. Somerville

  • The discounter had fallen into the trap; he had thought that he had recognized the bankers signature.

  • 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.