Definition of checking account noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


checking account

BrE BrE//ˈtʃekɪŋ əkaʊnt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃekɪŋ əkaʊnt//
(US English) (British English current account) (Canadian English chequing account)
jump to other results
a type of bank account that you can take money out of at any time, and that provides you with a chequebook and cash card compare deposit account Word Origin1920s: from check, American spelling of cheque.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: checking account

Other results

All matches