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caller

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adjective cal·ler \ˈkä-lər\

Definition of caller

  1. 1 Scottish :  fresh

  2. 2 Scottish :  cool



Origin and Etymology of caller

Middle English (Scots) callour


First Known Use: 14th century


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caller

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noun call·er \ˈkȯ-lər\

Simple Definition of caller

  • : a person who makes a telephone call

  • : a person who comes to visit someone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of caller

  1. :  one that calls

Examples of caller in a sentence

  1. The police have received information from an anonymous caller.

  2. She's had several callers at her house in the past few days.



15th Century

First Known Use of caller

15th century



CALLER Defined for Kids

caller

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noun call·er \ˈkȯ-lər\

Definition of caller for Students

  1. :  someone who calls





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