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English noun: bell ringer

1. bell ringer (person) a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)


Synonymsringer, toller


Broader (hypernym)signaler, signaller

2. bell ringer (person) someone who plays musical handbells


Broader (hypernym)instrumentalist, musician, player

3. bell ringer (act) something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal


SamplesThe new advertising campaign was a bell ringer.
Scored a bull's eye.
Hit the mark.
The president's speech was a home run.


Synonymsbull's eye, home run, mark


Broader (hypernym)success


Domain usagefigure, figure of speech, image, trope









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