resembling or befitting a banker, especially in being perceived as reserved and conservative in dress and demeanor:
a model of bankerish decorum.
noun a gold-bearing conglomerate found in South Africa Historical Examples So it chaunced at a banket that the sayed image of the dyuell was lost and gone. Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown The cabokes came out to sea after us in a boate and brought a banket. Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I Richard Cocks And vppon […]
the business carried on by a bank or a banker. banking as a profession. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds. a slope or acclivity. Physical Geography. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs. a broad elevation of the sea floor around […]
- Banking account
bank account. an account with a bank. balance standing to the credit of a depositor at a bank. Historical Examples Later in the year he became thoroughly interested in economising and eventually opened a banking account of his own. Center Rush Rowland Ralph Henry Barbour You see, this cheque is crossed, and will go into […]
- Banking principle
the principle that bank notes are a form of credit and should be issued freely in order to maintain an elastic currency.