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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 ?
A moment later he reappeared and conducted the caller into the presence of the minister.
A gentleman's visiting card informed him that his other caller was Sir Charles Somerfield, Bart.
One afternoon came a caller at her door, and that evening came Billy with dubious news.
By the time I had resumed my feet and found the button which controlled the light my caller had disappeared.
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. Of late he has avoided it, crossing to the other side when I go that way, and rejoining me farther on, so I conclude that Mary's husband is painting him.
A maid, in white fluted cap, offered the callers liqueur, coffee, or chocolate, as they might desire.
He spent his entire time in his cell, in prayer or in conversation with callers, who became more and more numerous as time went on.
June 3rd.--This is such an out-of-the-way corner of the world that it requires quite unusual energy to get here at all, and I am thus delivered from casual callers; while, on the other hand, people I love, or people who love me, which is much the same thing, are not likely to be deterred from coming by the roundabout train journey and the long drive at the end.
"I'm quite worn out by these callers. However, I'll see her and no more.
Telegraph and telephone worked his will, he saw all callers, a cigar in his mouth and flower in his buttonhole, perfectly at his ease, sanguine and confident.
Kindly callers hurt her, too, with the well-meant platitudes with which they strove to cover the nakedness of bereavement.
I'll take the opportunity, if you please, of entering your name in our Callers' Book for the day.' Young Blight made another great show of changing the volume, taking up a pen, sucking it, dipping it, and running over previous entries before he wrote.