countinghouse countinghouse

Definition(s):

  • (n) office used by the accountants of a business

Usage(s):

  1. Its dingy, fourth-floor Manhattan offices resemble a countinghouse out of Charles Dickens.
  2. The VCs finger stacks of money like countinghouse kings while they grill the hopefuls, causing more squirm and humiliation than The Office.
  3. In Italy, where women are known more for their success in the kitchen than in the countinghouse, the world of high finance has long been considered the preserve of males.
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