or mon·ey chang·er, mon·ey-chang·er
- 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.
Origin of moneychanger
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Examples from the Web for moneychanger
Efficiently exchanging them for other currencies implies a physical nexus somewhere: a moneychanger, a central exchange.Why Bitcoin is a Bubble
April 10, 2013
There is nothing grudging in his munificence; he does not weigh his gifts like a moneychanger, or number them like a cashier.Amiel's Journal
One day a Mongol presented himself at the counter of a Chinese moneychanger, with a youen-pao carefully packed and sealed.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China
Evariste Regis Huc
- a person engaged in the business of exchanging currencies or money
- mainly US a machine for dispensing coins