turf accountant
noun Date: 1915 British bookmaker 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • turf accountant — noun Britain : bookmaker 2 * * * turf accountant noun (euphemistic) A bookmaker • • • Main Entry: ↑turf * * * turf accountant UK US noun [countable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • turf accountant — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms turf accountant : singular turf accountant plural turf accountants British formal a bookmaker …   English dictionary

  • turf accountant — turf ac.countant n BrE someone who has a business where people can ↑bet on the results of horse races, football games etc = ↑bookmaker …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turf accountant — turf ac,countant noun count BRITISH FORMAL a BOOKMAKER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turf accountant — noun A bookmaker (gambling) …   Wiktionary

  • turf accountant — The UK euphemism for a bookmaker …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • turf accountant — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n a.k.a. bookie / betting shop for horse or greyhound racing …   English dialects glossary

  • turf accountant — noun Brit. formal a bookmaker …   English new terms dictionary

  • turf accountant — noun (C) BrE someone who has a business where people can bet 1 (1) on the results of horse races, football games etc; bookmaker …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • turf accountant — /ˈtɜf əkaʊntənt/ (say terf uhkowntuhnt) noun British → bookmaker …   Australian English dictionary

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