Definitions for callerˈkɔ lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

call•erˈkɔ lər(n.)

  1. one that calls.

Origin of caller:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. caller, company(noun)

    a social or business visitor

    "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"

  2. caller(noun)

    an investor who buys a call option

  3. caller(noun)

    the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands

  4. caller, caller-out(noun)

    a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance

    "you need a fiddler and a caller for country dancing"

  5. caller(noun)

    someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice

    "the callers were mothers summoning their children home for dinner"

  6. caller(noun)

    the person who convenes a meeting

    "who is the caller of this meeting?"

  7. caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoner(adj)

    the person initiating a telephone call

    "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"

  8. caller(adj)

    providing coolness

    "a cooling breeze"; "`caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'"

  9. caller(adj)


    "caller fish"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. caller(noun)ˈkɔ lər

    sb making a telephone call

    to put the caller on hold


  1. caller(Noun)

    The person who made a telephone call.

  2. caller(Noun)

    A visitor.

  3. caller(Noun)

    The person who stands at the front of the hall and announces the numbers.

  4. caller(Noun)

    The function that calls another (the callee).

  5. caller(Noun)

    A whistle or similar item used to call foxes.

  6. Origin: Agent noun of call.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caller(noun)

    one who calls

  2. Caller(adj)

    cool; refreshing; fresh; as, a caller day; the caller air

  3. Caller(adj)

    fresh; in good condition; as, caller berrings


  1. Caller

    A caller is a person who prompts dance figures in such dances as line dance, square dance, and contra dance. The caller might be one of the participating dancers, though in modern country dance this is rare. In round dance a person who performs this function is called a cuer. Their role is fundamentally the same as a caller, in that they tell dancers what to do in a given dance, though they differ on several smaller points.

Anagrams of caller

  1. recall

  2. cellar

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