checking account

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Banking
checking accountˈchecking acˌcount noun [countable] American EnglishBFB a bank account that you can take money out of at any time, and for which you are given checks to use to pay for things SYN current account British English deposit account
Examples from the Corpus
checking accountFlynn never maintained a checking account during his years in office.Everyone who could simply had to open a checking account and a savings account.People would open a checking account, so they could cash a check at the market.For example, individuals can verify the validity of transactions using their monthly checking account and credit card statements.There is $ 1,600 in my checking account and I have no other money in the world.But how long would it take you to retype months of checking account statements?There are more than 100 separate checking account fees.