Bean Counter Definition

bean-counters
noun
A person, such as an accountant or financial officer, who is concerned with quantification, especially to the exclusion of other matters.
American Heritage
A person, esp. an accountant, who is regarded as concentrating on quantitative details to the exclusion of other factors.
Webster's New World
(idiomatic, mildly derogatory) A person, such as an accountant or financial officer, who is concerned with quantification, especially to the exclusion of other matters.
Wiktionary
Alternative spelling of bean counter.
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Singular:
bean counter
Plural:
bean-counters

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