The definition of a cashier is a person who works at a store or other business who takes money, makes change, issues receipts and otherwise helps to facilitate customer transactions.(noun)
A person who works at the register at Starbucks and who takes your order and money and gives you your change is an example of a cashier.
See cashier in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < MDu or MFr; MDu cassier < MFr caissier < caisse
Origin: MDu casseren, to disband soldiers < MFr casser, to break < LL cassare, to nullify, destroy < L cassus, empty, futile (see quash) & quassare (see quash)
See cashier in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Dutch cassier
Origin: or French caissier
Origin: , both from French caisse, money box
Origin: , from Old Provençal caisa
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *capsea
Origin: , from Latin capsa, case.
transitive verb ca·shiered, ca·shier·ing, ca·shiers
Origin: Dutch casseren
Origin: , from Old French casser, to dismiss, annul; see quash1.
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