What does teller mean?

Definitions for tellerˈtɛl ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word teller.

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


  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".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teller in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Graham Greene:

    It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.

  2. The FBI:

    One of the suspects put his gun to a customer's head while demanding everyone to 'get down,' and demanded money from a victim teller. In both robberies the subjects fled the banks with an undisclosed amount of money.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    Working on a book about a sitting President -- drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works -- has been a lot of fun, i'm a story-teller, and President Clinton's insight has allowed us to tell a really interesting one. It's a rare combination.

  4. Olivia Newton-John:

    I'm not a fortune teller, i don't think anyone could have imagined a movie would go on almost 40 years and would still be popular and people would still be talking to me about it all the time and loving it. It's just one of those movies. I'm very lucky to have been a part of it. It's given so many people pleasure.

Images & Illustrations of teller

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Translations for teller

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vypravěčCzech
  • Bankangestellte, Wahlhelfer, Erzähler, Bankangestellter, Erzählerin, Wahlhelferin, KassiererGerman
  • ταμίας, ψηφολέκτης, ψηφολέκτριαGreek
  • pankkivirkailija, ääntenlaskija, tarinankertojaFinnish
  • raconteur, raconteuse, diseur, diseuse, caissier, caissière, conteuse, conteurFrench
  • գանձապահArmenian
  • מגדתHebrew
  • 出納係Japanese
  • diribitorLatin
  • bankbediendeDutch
  • fortellerNorwegian
  • kasjer, kasjerkaPolish
  • caixaPortuguese
  • кассир, кассирша, рассказчик, рассказчица, счётчик, счётчицаRussian
  • 出納員Chinese

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