cashless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cash +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

cashless (comparative more cashless, superlative most cashless)

  1. Having no money.
    • 1853 The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine
      They were the same winged messengers that out-run cashless debtors, and cut short lovers' dreams.
    • 2005, Jane R. Hogan, M. W. Daly, Images of Empire: Photographic Sources for the British in the Sudan
      It demanded taxes, which in a cashless society meant grain, cattle and, most tellingly, labor.
  2. Operating without the need for cash.
    • 1998, Danny Kruger, Access Denied?: Preventing Information Exclusion
      The benefits and dangers of the cashless society will become more apparent over the next decade . . .