HyperDic: bean_counter

English > 1 sense of the expression bean counter:
NOUNperson bean counteran accountant or bureaucrat who is believed to place undue emphasis on the control of expenditures
English > bean counter: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn accountant or bureaucrat who is believed to place undue emphasis on the control of expenditures.
Broaderaccountant, comptroller, controllersomeone who maintains and audits business accounts
bureaucrat, administrative officialAn official of a bureaucracy
Spanishbean counter
Catalanbean counter

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