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English definition of “cheque”


noun [C] UK (US check)     /tʃek/
A2 a piece of paper printed by a bank that you use to pay for things: a cheque for £1500 Are you paying by cheque? → See also blank cheque, traveller's chequeForms of money and methods of payment
(Definition of cheque noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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