- a banker or money-changer
- an expert in testing coins
Origin of shroffAnglo-Indian sharaf ; from Hindi sarrāf ; from Arabic ṣarrāf, money-changer ; from ṣarafa, to issue, disburse
to examine (coins) to separate the genuine from the counterfeit
- (India) A money-changer or banker in South Asia.
- (Hong Kong) A cashier at a car park.
Anglo-Indian corruption of saraf.