Definition of teller
1 : one that relates or communicates a teller of stories
2 : one that reckons or counts: such asa : a member of a bank's staff concerned with the direct handling of money received or paid outb : one appointed to count votes
Recent Examples of teller from the Web
Tellers: Regina Carswell Russo, Samina Sohail, Aftab Pureval, Ethan Tran, Ben Kline, Jordan Bennett Arnold.
His wife, model and host Chrissy Teigen, is a hilarious teller of truths and spiller of tea, especially on Twitter.
The teller put money in a purple pillow case and Randle fled the area in a vehicle.
During the robbery, Madison allegedly approached a bank teller with a note demanding money and produced a handgun, according to the release.
Mr. Leno spoke further about his life after late night and challenges of being a political joke-teller in a polarized environment.
Teller was allegedly uncooperative and almost fell into traffic, so the cop apparently arrested him, kept him in jail for around four hours, and released him without bail.
Teller has appeared in such movies as Whiplash, Rabbit Hole and The Spectacular Now and War Dogs.
The story at this point becomes more muddled, and versions differ depending on the teller.
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First Known Use of teller
Definition of Teller
Edward 1908–2003 American (Hungarian-born) physicist
TELLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teller for English Language Learners
: a person who tells something (such as a story) to someone else
: a person who works in a bank and whose job is to receive money from customers and pay out money to customers
: a person whose job is to count votes
TELLER Defined for Kids
Definition of teller for Students
1 : a person who tells stories
2 : a bank employee who receives and pays out money
3 : a person who counts votes
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