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caller

adjective cal·ler \ ˈkä-lər \
|Updated on: 11 Aug 2018

Definition of caller

1 Scottish : fresh
2 Scottish : cool

Origin and Etymology of caller

Middle English (Scots) callour


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caller

noun call·er \ ˈkȯ-lər \

Definition of caller

: 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.

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First Known Use of caller

15th century

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CALLER Defined for English Language Learners

caller

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

caller

noun call·er \ ˈkȯ-lər \

Definition of caller for Students

: someone who calls


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