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call·er 1

 (kô′lər)
n.
1. One that calls, especially a party placing a telephone call.
2. A person paying a short social visit.
3. A person who calls out numbers or directions, as at a bingo game or a square dance.

cal·ler 2

 (kăl′ər)
adj. Scots
1. Fresh.
2. Cool and refreshing.

[Middle English calour, alteration of calver.]

caller

(ˈkɔːlə)
n
1. a person or thing that calls, esp a person who makes a brief visit
2. (Horse Racing) Austral a racing commentator

caller

(ˈkælə) (ˈkælər; ˈkɒlər)
adj
1. (of food, esp fish) fresh
2. cool: a caller breeze.
[C14: perhaps a Scottish variant of calver to prepare fresh salmon or trout in a certain way; perhaps from Old English calwer curds, from a fancied resemblance with the flaked flesh of the fish]

call•er

(ˈkɔ lər)

n.
one that calls.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caller - a social or business visitorcaller - a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
visitant, visitor - someone who visits
2.caller - an investor who buys a call option
investor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
3.caller - the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands
bettor, wagerer, better, punter - someone who bets
4.caller - a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance; "you need a fiddler and a caller for country dancing"
announcer - someone who proclaims a message publicly
5.caller - someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice; "the callers were mothers summoning their children home for dinner"
announcer - someone who proclaims a message publicly
6.caller - the person who convenes a meeting; "who is the caller of this meeting?"
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
convener - the member of a group whose duty it is to convene meetings
7.caller - the person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
Adj.1.caller - providing coolness; "a cooling breeze"; "`caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'"
cool - neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat; "a cool autumn day"; "a cool room"; "cool summer dresses"; "cool drinks"; "a cool breeze"
2.caller - fresh; "caller fish"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
fresh - recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
Translations
منادِ ، زائر، مُهاتف
návštěvníktelefonující
besøgendeder ringer opperson
hívó
gestur
klicateljobiskovalec
telefon edenziyaretçi

caller

[ˈkɔːləʳ] N
1. (= visitor) → visita f
the first caller at the shopel primer cliente de la tienda
2. (Brit) (Telec) → persona f que llama
caller, please waitespere por favor

caller

[ˈkɔːlər] n
(on phone)personne f qui appelle
hold the line, caller!
BUT ne quittez pas, Monsieur (or Madame)!.
(= visitor) → visiteur/euse m/fcaller display caller ID display naffichage m du numérocall girl ncall-girl f

caller

n
(= visitor)Besuch m, → Besucher(in) m(f)
(Telec) → Anrufer(in) m(f); hold the line please caller!bitte bleiben Sie am Apparat!

caller

:
caller display (Telec) → Rufnummernanzeige f; → Anruferkennung f
caller ID
n (Telec) → Anruferkennung f; (of e-mails, text messages etc) → Absenderkennung f

caller

[ˈkɔːləʳ] n (visitor) → visitatore/trice (Telec) → persona che chiama
hold the line, caller! → rimanga in linea, signore (or signora)!

call

(koːl) verb
1. to give a name to. My name is Alexander but I'm called Sandy by my friends
2. to regard (something) as. I saw you turn that card over – I call that cheating.
3. to speak loudly (to someone) to attract attention etc. Call everyone over here; She called louder so as to get his attention.
4. to summon; to ask (someone) to come (by letter, telephone etc). They called him for an interview for the job; He called a doctor.
5. to make a visit. I shall call at your house this evening; You were out when I called.
6. to telephone. I'll call you at 6 p.m.
7. (in card games) to bid.
noun
1. an exclamation or shout. a call for help.
2. the song of a bird. the call of a blackbird.
3. a (usually short) visit. The teacher made a call on the boy's parents.
4. the act of calling on the telephone. I've just had a call from the police.
5. (usually with the) attraction. the call of the sea.
6. a demand. There's less call for coachmen nowadays.
7. a need or reason. You've no call to say such things!
ˈcaller noun
ˈcalling noun
a trade or profession. Teaching is a worthwhile calling.
ˈcall-box noun
a public telephone box.
call for
1. to demand or require. This calls for quick action.
2. to collect. I'll call for you at eight o'clock.
call off
to cancel. The party's been called off.
call on
1. to visit. I'll call on him tomorrow.
2. to ask someone to speak at a meeting etc.
3. to ask someone publicly to something. We call on both sides to stop the fighting.
call up
to telephone (someone). He called me up from the airport.
give (someone) a call
to telephone (someone). I'll give you a call tomorrow.
on call
keeping (oneself) ready to come out to an emergency. Which of the doctors is on call tonight?
References in classic literature ?
There might or might not have been a caller in the room-it seems to me that I saw a figure by one of the windows, but when the lights came there was nothing save the spikes of the rain without and the smell of the drinking earth in my nostrils.
Once together, we stood almost back to back against the great boulder, and thus the creatures were prevented from soaring above us to deliver their deadly blows, and as we were easily their match while they remained upon the ground, we were making great headway in dispatching what remained of them when our attention was again attracted by the shrill wail of the caller above our heads.
By the time I had resumed my feet and found the button which controlled the light my caller had disappeared.
A moment later he reappeared and conducted the caller into the presence of the minister.
Where had been formerly but the click of the shuttle was soon the roar of 'power,' handlooms were pushed into a corner as a room is cleared for a dance; every morning at half-past five the town was wakened with a yell, and from a chimney-stack that rose high into our caller air the conqueror waved for evermore his flag of smoke.
I have not mentioned that Porthos had for some time now been a visitor at her house, though never can I forget the shock I got the first time I saw him strolling out of it like an afternoon caller.
At first the footman demurred from some proposition that the bearded one made, but an instant later something passed from the hand of the caller to the hand of the servant.
He knew that what he was doing was in direct violation of her wishes, and that he was setting her a difficult task to receive as a Sunday caller the multimillionaire and notorious Elam Harnish of newspaper fame.
Smith, perhaps from discretion, would casually vanish a minute or so before, and then watch through the diamond panes of an upstairs room "that man" take a lingering look outside the gate at the invisible Flora, lift his hat, like a caller, and go off down the road.
And you've had still another caller to-day, my dear," announced Miss Polly, in a voice she vainly tried to steady.
One afternoon came a caller at her door, and that evening came Billy with dubious news.
His aspect combined the formality of the caller with the freedom of the proprietor.