bank clerk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bank clerk an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
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Quotations

  • Bertolt Brecht
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    “It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.”

Usage

In literature:

A clerk even in your bank doesn't earn a princely sum, you remember; not at first.
"A Daughter of the Forest" by Evelyn Raymond
Guess I'll live and die a poor bank clerk.
"Frances of the Ranges" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Thus at Medellin he made acquaintance with a Bank clerk.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
The labor of assorting finished, the clerk's next duty is to count up the money of each bank.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
The business of the Bank of England is conducted by about 800 clerks, whose salaries amount to about 200,000 pounds.
"The Night Side of London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
He's a highly trusted bank clerk.
"Young Wallingford" by George Randolph Chester
Weidmann's youngest son, who was a clerk in the banking house, soon entered.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
The bank contended that had the clerk waited until the proper day, and then drawn the money, it would not have been liable.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
Her husband at one time was a clerk in a bank, though I don't know what he may be doing at present.
"The Shadow" by Mary White Ovington
Take it from me, he's a bank clerk or a library guy.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
Peeling off four 100-dollar bills from the bank-roll, he threw them before the astonished clerk.
"By Right of Conquest" by Arthur Hornblow
He would have more respect for his bank clerk!
"The Sword of Damocles" by Anna Katharine Green
To the tailor Hendrik had always been a clerk at a bank.
"H. R." by Edwin Lefevre
Most tenors are bank clerks or cashiers.
"The Broken Gate" by Emerson Hough
Through his influence, I obtained a good situation as outdoor clerk for the banking house.
"The Story of a Strange Career" by Anonymous
I expect I shall end as a bank clerk.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
He was a clerk in a bank and occupied the smallest room on the highest floor of the pension.
"The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas" by Margaret Vandercook
A genius may steal a horse where a bank-clerk may not look over the hedge.
"The Wonderful Visit" by Herbert George Wells
Young Bank Clerk, The.
"Sturdy and Strong" by G. A. Henty
Learning of a young bank clerk who was said to be gifted as a composer, she sent the poem to him.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
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In poetry:

She dreams . . . That lonely bank-clerk boy
Who comes each day for tea,—
Oh how his eyes light up with joy
Her comeliness to see!
And yet he is too shy to speak,
Far less to touch her cheek.
"Weary Waitress" by Robert W Service

In news:

Bank clerk throws back robber's note.
A clerk at a Lovejoy bank wadded up a robber's note and threw it back at him before giving him the money he demanded.
The Cambridge Police Department said around 12:45 pm a male suspect entered the US Bank on Wheeling Avenue and handed the clerk a note demanding money.
Baejoon Seo, 30, a bank clerk.
"NONSTOP" Three losers -- an inept bank robber, a convenience store clerk and a washed-up rock star -- end up chasing one another through the streets of Tokyo.
The clerk in the Town of Grieg used funds intended for an environmental improvement project to conceal a shortage in a tax collection bank account, according to an audit released today by State Comptroller Thomas P DiNapoli.
A clerk counts US dollar banknotes after counting Chinese 100 Yuan banknotes at a branch of the Agricultural Bank of China in Qionghai, Ch.
A Chinese clerk counts US dollars in exchange for the Chinese renminbi at a bank in Hefei in central China's Anhui province in this file photo.
In 1954 Harold Schuster directed this noir in which a bank clerk is accused of embezzlement and hounded by a relentless cop.
A Chinese clerk counts US dollars in exchange for the Chinese renminbi at a bank in Hefei in central China's Anhui province Sunday June 20, 2010.
In this Aug 24, 2010, photograph, Dabura Karriem, 60, of Bloomfield, N.J. Reacts upon hearing there is a job availability for exactly what she's looking for as a file clerk at a bank, while attending a career fair in Newark, N.J.
Rockcastle County Clerk Danetta Ford Allen asked state police to investigate after an audit found nearly $4,000 came into her office in 2011 but was not deposited in a bank.
In this October 2009 file photo, a bank clerk counts dollar bills near bundles of Chinese renminbi notes at a bank in Hefei, China.
Carol retired from Peoples Bank of Marietta, Ohio as a Trust, Stocks and Bonds clerk.
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