town crier

noun

Definition of town crier

  1. :  a town officer who makes public proclamations

1560

First Known Use of town crier

1560


TOWN CRIER Defined for English Language Learners

town crier

noun

Definition of town crier for English Language Learners

  • : an official who made public announcements in past times


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