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1. One that cries, such as a person who sheds tears more readily than others.
3. See hawker.
4. An official who announces the orders of a court of law.


1. a person or animal that cries
2. (Communications & Information) (formerly) an official who made public announcements, esp in a town or court
3. (Marketing) a person who shouts advertisements about the goods he is selling


(ˈkraɪ ər)

1. a person who cries.
2. a court or town official who makes public announcements.
3. a hawker.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crier - a person who weepscrier - a person who weeps      
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
bawler - a loud weeper; "their new baby is a real bawler"
blubberer - someone who sniffles and weeps with loud sobs
2.crier - (formerly) an official who made public announcementscrier - (formerly) an official who made public announcements
announcer - someone who proclaims a message publicly
3.crier - a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
bawler, bellower, roarer, screamer, screecher, shouter, yeller - someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice


n (= town crier)Ausrufer m; (= court crier)Gerichtsdiener m