caller caller  /ˈkɔ lər/


  1. (n) a social or business visitor
  2. (n) an investor who buys a call option
  3. (n) the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands
  4. (n) a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance
  5. (n) someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice
  6. (n) the person who convenes a meeting
  7. (n) the person initiating a telephone call
  8. (adj) providing coolness
  9. (adj) fresh


  1. Another caller said he was worried by the thought of Unidentified Flying Objects darting about in the atmosphere.
  2. The caller identified himself as Servando Gomez, head of a narcotics mafia that has baptized itself La Familia Michoacana.
  3. So Armstrong finally phoned the paper, which posted the story on caller.


  1. When caller ID gets spoofed

    The goal of spoofing is to trick people into picking up the phone when their caller ID shows an innocuous name or number. Apparently, it's legal. Ed Stoecker's brief, unintended and unhappy stint as a telemarketer occurred recently when he spent several days receiving angry calls from people who didn't appreciate his bothering them.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Caller said windshield broken by bottle

    1:25 a.m. - A male caller said the windshield of his vehicle was broken while following a semi on U.S. 50. The caller said the driver of the semi threw something out of a window, like a soda bottle, and broke the windshield. The driver could not get a description of the semi.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Washington Times-Herald

  3. Police: Caller says chased by four men, one with bat, one with knife

    LAGUNA HILLS – A caller said he was chased by four men, one with a bat and one with a knife. The call was reported at 8:01 p.m. Sunday from Alicia Parkway and Via Lomas. JUNE 18 Grand theft report. 1:33 p.m. 25500 block of Nellie Gail Road. Court...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Saddleback Valley News


  1. "We've got to play relentless football now without our signal caller, our leader, our captain on the offensive side," James said. "That's the thing about a season; you never know what can happen. You hope you are playing some real good ball...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Bradie James Source: USA Today

  2. "Having had some time to think about it, the caller and I shouldn't have used the term slush fund"; that was incorrect," she writes. "My position is that the creation of this fund to compensate victims was an important first step-- BP caused...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Sharron Angle Source: TIME (blog)

  3. "It is unsettling. I've never gone through this before, I've never had a play-caller changed in the middle of the season," Collins said. "So it's a little bit unsettling and it's kind of uncharted territory for me just because I've never...
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Todd Collins Source: Washington Post

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