moneychanger

or mon·ey chang·er, mon·ey-chang·er

[ muhn-ee-cheyn-jer ]
/ ˈmʌn iˌtʃeɪn dʒər /
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noun

a person whose business is the exchange of currency, usually of different countries, at a fixed or official rate.
a portable device consisting of conjoined vertical tubes for holding coins of different sizes and a mechanism for dispensing change, usually having a clip for attachment to a belt.

Nearby words

  1. money-market fund,
  2. money-purchase,
  3. money-spinner,
  4. moneybag,
  5. moneybags,
  6. moneyed,
  7. moneyer,
  8. moneygrubber,
  9. moneylender,
  10. moneyless

Origin of moneychanger

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at money, changer

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British Dictionary definitions for money-changer

moneychanger

/ (ˈmʌnɪˌtʃeɪndʒə) /

noun

a person engaged in the business of exchanging currencies or money
mainly US a machine for dispensing coins
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