crier

noun cri·er \ ˈkrī(-ə)r \
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of crier

: one that cries:
a : an officer who proclaims the orders of a court

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First Known Use of crier

14th century


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crier

noun cri·er \ ˈkrī-ər \

Definition of crier for Students

: a person whose job is to call out orders or announcements

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