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Meaning of CRIER

Pronunciation:  'krIur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a peddler who shouts to advertises the goods he sells
  2. [n]  (formerly) an official who made public announcements
  3. [n]  a person who weeps
 

CRIER is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: town crier, weeper
 
 See Also: announcer, bawler, bellower, hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman, roarer, screamer, screecher, shouter, unfortunate, unfortunate person, yeller

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cri"er\ (kr?"?r), n. [Cf. F. crieur. See {Cry}.]
One who cries; one who makes proclamation. Specifically, an
officer who proclaims the orders or directions of a court, or
who gives public notice by loud proclamation; as, a
town-crier.

      He openeth his mouth like a crier.       --Ecclus. xx.
                                               15.

 

 

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