Definition for caller (2 of 2)
adjective Scot. and North England.
Origin of caller2
Examples from the Web for caller
Should the caller have the temerity to ask where they were, the phone call would be quietly ended.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So what piece could have so passionately enraged this caller that I was marked for death?
The caller mentioned my work, which focused primarily on consumer products, mobile apps, emerging start-ups, and web trends.
A new short, titled “Caller Unknown,” is set to be released later this week and promises to be haunting.
When Benton signed on with McConnell, he wrote an op-ed in The Daily Caller explaining why.
If the caller stays thirty minutes, it's two messages,—in other words I'm on a fifteen-minute schedule.
Though thus aware that she was about to have a caller, Mary did not at once spring up to go and welcome him.Angela's Business|Henry Sydnor Harrison
He cut in the circuit, and waited for the phone's TV screen to show the face of his caller.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
If there is a young daughter in the family with whom the caller is acquainted, a third card must be left.Book of Etiquette|Lillian Eichler
Indeed, it never occurred to her that the caller might be any other than the post-man.Find the Woman|Arthur Somers Roche
British Dictionary definitions for caller (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for caller (2 of 2)
Word Origin for caller
Word Origin and History for caller
c.1500, "one who proclaims," agent noun from call (v.). Meaning "one who announces step changes at a dance" is recorded from 1882; "one who places a telephone call," 1898. Meaning "a social visitor" is attested from 1786.