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noun. ['əˈkaʊntənt'] someone who maintains and audits business accounts.
- certified public accountant
- bean counter
- cost accountant
- chartered accountant
Rhymes with Accountant
How do you pronounce accountant?
Pronounce accountant as əˈkaʊntənt.
US - How to pronounce accountant in American English
UK - How to pronounce accountant in British English
Sentences with accountant
1. Noun, singular or mass
Your accountant can tell you which option works best for your pet sitting business.
A bank accountant credits a revenue account to increase its amount and debits it to reduce the account balance.
Quotes about accountant
1. My mother hoped I would meet a nice doctor or barrister or accountant who would marry me and take me to live in what is now called Fashionable Dublin Four. But she felt that this was a vain hope. I was a bit loud to make a nice professional wife, and anyway, I was too keen on spending my holidays in far flung places to meet any of these people.
- Maeve Binchy
2. My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed me to become an accountant because they knew that would be just absolutely ridiculous. So they were encouraging in what I am able to do with some success.
- Grace Slick
3. There are 10,000 books in my library, and it will keep growing until I die. This has exasperated my daughters, amused my friends and baffled my accountant. If I had not picked up this habit in the library long ago, I would have more money in the bank today; I would not be richer.
- Pete Hamill