Definition of caller in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːlə/


1A person who pays a brief visit or makes a telephone call: a special advice line was swamped by hundreds of callers the bailiff was a frequent caller
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  • Adding to his grief and pain was the number of frequent callers who wished to visit the famed author.
  • Switches are devices used to route telephone calls from callers to receivers.
  • Police in Southend are warning residents to beware of bogus callers who visit the area as summer approaches.
2A person who calls out numbers in a game of bingo or directions in a dance: a barn dance with a persuasive caller
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  • A call went out for bingo callers for Monday night.
  • Two bingo callers in those earlier years were appointed.
  • It affects mainly those who are on the phone all day long, but victims also include teachers, shop assistants and even bingo callers.
2.1Australian /NZ A racing or sports commentator: an experienced caller from the commentary team
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  • Those of us in Melbourne will know that he has quickly become one of the higher profile AFL callers and commentators.

Words that rhyme with caller

brawler, crawler, drawler, faller, forestaller, hauler, installer, mauler, Paula, stonewaller, trawler

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