What does caller mean?

Definitions for caller
ˈkɔ lərcall·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caller, companynoun

    a social or business visitor

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

  2. callernoun

    an investor who buys a call option

  3. callernoun

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

  4. caller, caller-outnoun

    a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance

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

  5. callernoun

    someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice

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

  6. callernoun

    the person who convenes a meeting

    "who is the caller of this meeting?"

  7. caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoneradjective

    the person initiating a telephone call

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

  8. calleradjective

    providing coolness

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

  9. calleradjective


    "caller fish"


  1. callernoun

    The person who made a telephone call.

  2. callernoun

    A visitor.

  3. callernoun

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

  4. callernoun

    The function that calls another (the callee).

  5. callernoun

    A whistle or similar item used to call foxes.

  6. Etymology: Agent noun of call.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Callernoun

    one who calls

  2. Calleradjective

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

  3. Calleradjective

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Caller

    kal′ėr, adj. fresh: (Scot.) cool. [Prob. the same as Calver.]

Editors Contribution

  1. caller

    A person who makes a telephone call.

    The caller was polite and gentle when speaking on the phone.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

Anagrams for caller »

  1. recall

  2. cellar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caller in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of caller in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Communication via dial tone, caller tune, advertisements etc is not for the protection of health of population, but for the promotion of mask and vaccination because the more the people will hear, the more they will fear

  2. Jack Phillips:

    We told the customer, this caller, that this cake was a cake we couldn’t create because of the message, the caller turned around and sued us, this customer came to us intentionally to get us to create a cake or deny creating a cake that went against our religious beliefs.

  3. Allyson Seel-Sorenson:

    The Bangor PD showed up last night at 9:30 because a caller from Arkansas was worried about us because our home address is out there now, so out these poor two copshad to come in the rain to check on us. This is 9:30 at night.

  4. Hannah Wesolowski:

    Some states are well equipped to respond, and others will rely heavily on national back-up centers -- meaning not every caller will get the value of a local response that they urgently need.

  5. Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan:

    They (caller) identified that someone had come out and very suspiciously had left things in a Dumpster, we responded and were able to locate items that we knew belonged to Cristie Schoen Codd.

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    • A. gauge
    • B. temptation
    • C. apex
    • D. disguise

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