Definitions for tellerˈtɛl ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tell•erˈtɛl ər(n.)

  1. a person employed in a bank to receive or pay out money over the counter.

  2. one that tells, relates, or communicates; narrator.

  3. a person who counts or enumerates, as one appointed to count votes in a legislative body.

    Category: Government

Origin of teller:


Tel•lerˈtɛl ər(n.)

  1. Edward, born 1908, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Teller, Edward Teller(noun)

    United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)

  2. teller, vote counter(noun)

    an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)

  3. teller, cashier, bank clerk(noun)

    an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money

  4. narrator, storyteller, teller(noun)

    someone who tells a story

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. teller(noun)ˈtɛl ər

    a bank employee who gives and takes money from customers

    a bank teller


  1. teller(Noun)

    A person who tells stories

  2. teller(Noun)

    a bank clerk who receives and pays out money

  3. teller(Noun)

    An automated teller machine

  4. teller(Noun)

    A person who counts the votes in an election

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teller(noun)

    one who tells, relates, or communicates; an informer, narrator, or describer

  2. Teller(noun)

    one of four officers of the English Exchequer, formerly appointed to receive moneys due to the king and to pay moneys payable by the king

  3. Teller(noun)

    an officer of a bank who receives and counts over money paid in, and pays money out on checks

  4. Teller(noun)

    one who is appointed to count the votes given in a legislative body, public meeting, assembly, etc


  1. Teller

    Teller is an American magician, illusionist, actor, comedian, writer, and the frequently silent half of the comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette. Teller is an atheist, debunker, skeptic, and a fellow of the Cato Institute. The Cato Institute is featured prominently in the Penn and Teller Showtime TV series Bullshit!. He has legally changed his name to just "Teller".

Anagrams of teller

  1. retell

Translations for teller

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who receives or pays out money over the counter at a bank.

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