Definitions

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  • n. A person knowledgeable about the law, accounting, and regulation affecting budgets, especially governmental.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes up a budget, as the chancellor of the exchequer of Great Britain when he presents his financial statement for the year.

Etymologies

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budget +‎ -eer

Examples

  • We're told that Laura Tyson, who chaired the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton administration, may be the front-runner, but she's more a big-picture economist than a detailed budgeteer.

    BOE is us, says the MMS

  • Former Clinton administration chair of the Council of Economic Advisors Laura Tyson, we're told, may be the front-runner, but she's more a big-picture economist than a detailed budgeteer.

    Front-runners for Orszag's OMB job?

  • Of course, this is delusional, as any Pentagon budgeteer could tell you.

    Jo Comerford: Cashing in the War Dividend: The Joys of Perpetual War

  • Obama campaigned for President as a Reagan-eque tax cutter and a Gingrich-style balanced budgeteer.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Constitution in 2020?

  • Reagan, who had no hesitation about building up America's store of arms and telling the communists to "tear down this wall," couldn't bring himself to let [budget director David] Stockman go -- after the young budgeteer had committed an egregious breach of loyalty.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • But he was too stout, too thrifty, too much of a high type of budgeteer to be spiritually informed of the crude but basically beautiful passions that undercurrent all peasant communities.

    The Masques of Ottawa

  • Before the budgeteer could precisely place it, his attention became diverted by something else, to return no more that evening.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • Roger Corman, "Corman's World" breaks little new ground but serves as a lively primer for any film buff unconvinced of the low-budgeteer's lasting footprint on the American film biz.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • A veteran federal budgeteer, he has served as executive director of the National Governors Association for the last 27 years.

    The Seattle Times

  • A veteran federal budgeteer, he has served as executive

    WN.com - Articles related to Obama Wants Better Preparation For College

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