paper hanger

Definition of "paper hanger"
  1. An informal term for a person who writes checks despite insufficient funds in their bank account
How to use "paper hanger" in a sentence
  1. The department store called the police after the same paper hanger struck again.
  2. The bank flagged the account for consistent activity by the paper hanger.
  3. He was taken into custody for being a notorious paper hanger who defrauded local businesses.

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