Origin and Etymology of caller
Middle English (Scots) callour
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Examples of caller in a Sentence
The police have received information from an anonymous caller.
She's had several callers at her house in the past few days.
Recent Examples of caller from the Web
Callers to Johnson’s telephone town hall reflected that tilt toward keeping Obamacare.
However, Tele Pay charges its callers $5 per minute and brings in as much as $300 per hour from the phone-sex workers’ labor, the suit claims.
The call center helps protect the identity of callers in a variety of ways, Conrad said.
The caller still was on the line with store employees when officers arrived.
Callers or texters do not have to give their names or testify and can earn a $2,500 reward for information that leads to an indictment.
The caller didn't ask for money, Chief Mark Rinaldo said.
The caller left two credit card numbers and e-mailed a third, completing the hat trick of fraudulent numbers, according to the report.
A caller reported an injured stray cat on her porch that had dried blood on it and a patch of hair missing from its back.
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First Known Use of caller
CALLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of caller for English Language Learners
: a person who makes a telephone call
: a person who comes to visit someone
CALLER Defined for Kids
Definition of caller for Students
: someone who calls
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