money order


noun

an order for the payment of money, as one issued by one bank or post office and payable at another.

Nearby words

  1. money is no object,
  2. money is the root of all evil,
  3. money market,
  4. money of account,
  5. money of necessity,
  6. money player,
  7. money shot,
  8. money spider,
  9. money supply,
  10. money talks

Origin of money order

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for money order

money order

noun

US and Canadian a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post officeAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): postal order
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