1. [ noun ] (finance) a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
Related terms: thrift_institution federal_savings_bank mutual_savings_bank
2. [ noun ] a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
Synonyms: bank money_box coin_bank

"the coin bank was empty"

Related terms: container piggy_bank
Similar spelling:   savings_bond