[ dis-koun-ter ]
/ ˈdɪs kaʊn tər /


a person who discounts.
a person who operates a discount house or business.
Informal. a discount house.

Origin of discounter

First recorded in 1725–35; discount + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for discounter

  • Mathews saw no more of the discounter or the cheque, the scoundrel entirely disappearing with the only proof in his pocket.

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