Definition of caller in English:


Line breaks: call¦er
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.

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