The definition of a counter check is a check available to a bank customer to add their account number to make a withdrawal from their account.
An example of a counter check is what a bank customer would fill out when taking money out of their checking account.
a check available at a bank for the use of depositors in making withdrawals: so called because such checks were originally kept on a counter
A bank check for the use of customers making a withdrawal.
(plural counter checks)
- A check (draft) that is printed ex tempore, as for an accountholder who has no printed checks available to him.