checkbook checkbook  /ˈtʃɛk ˌbʊk/


  • (n) a book issued to holders of checking accounts


  1. She should give him the checkbook and leave the bills, investments and purchases to him.
  2. But when Brooke's lawyers submitted his checkbook to the Ethics Committee, the $27,500 was listed as a return of capital on an investment.
  3. He's careful in his habits: he spends modestly on travel, he balances his checkbook daily, and when he drinks, it's never more than two cocktaills.


  1. Checkbook NYC Open-Sourced at Personal Democracy Forum 2013

    STERLING, Va., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City Comptroller announced at the Personal Democracy Forum press conference that Checkbook NYC , a financial transparency tool developed by REI ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Really Good Samaritan lawyer helps couple who lost $5K wedding venue deposit because of Superstorm Sandy

    A white knight — well a lawyer with a checkbook, anyway — swooped in to save bride-to-be Kristin Schwab’s wedding after the South Street Seaport catering hall where she was supposed to have her reception was damaged during Superstorm Sandy and didn’t return her deposit. Criminal lawyer Benjamin Brafman read...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Haverford Police beat June 5

    Bag stolen A bag with $100 an iPad and a checkbook was reported stolen, 4:23 p.m., March 28, from an unlocked vehicle in the 2400 block of Merwood Lane.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: News of Delaware County


  1. "It's been the most amazing, interesting trade we've ever done, and we've done some doozies here," Cuban said. "It's a little better basketball-wise. It's just a little bit more painful checkbook-wise."
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Mark Cuban Source: USA Today

  2. "This is how the balance of power shifts quietly during times of crisis," said David Rothkopf, a former Commerce Department official in the Clinton administration. "The loans are an example of the checkbook power in the world moving to new...
    on Apr 15, 2009 By: David Rothkopf Source: New York Times

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