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English adjective: caller

1. caller providing coolness

SamplesA cooling breeze.
`caller' is a Scottish term as in `a caller breeze'.



2. caller fresh

SamplesCaller fish.


Domain regionScotland


English noun: caller

1. caller (person) a social or business visitor

SamplesThe room was a mess because he hadn't expected company.


Broader (hypernym)visitant, visitor

2. caller (person) an investor who buys a call option

Broader (hypernym)investor

3. caller (person) the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands

Broader (hypernym)better, bettor, punter, wagerer

4. caller (person) a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance

SamplesYou need a fiddler and a caller for country dancing.


Broader (hypernym)announcer

5. caller (person) someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice

SamplesThe callers were mothers summoning their children home for dinner.

Broader (hypernym)announcer

6. caller (person) the person who convenes a meeting

SamplesWho is the caller of this meeting?.

Broader (hypernym)leader

Narrower (hyponym)convener

7. caller (person) the person initiating a telephone call

SamplesThere were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone.

Synonymscaller-up, phoner, telephoner

Broader (hypernym)speaker, talker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer

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