Definition of Teller

1. Noun. United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003).

Exact synonyms: Edward Teller
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist



2. Noun. An official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly).
Exact synonyms: Vote Counter
Specialized synonyms: Canvasser
Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official

3. Noun. An employee of a bank who receives and pays out money.
Exact synonyms: Bank Clerk, Cashier
Generic synonyms: Banker

4. Noun. Someone who tells a story.
Exact synonyms: Narrator, Storyteller
Specialized synonyms: Anecdotist, Raconteur, Fabulist, Griot
Generic synonyms: Speaker, Talker, Utterer, Verbaliser, Verbalizer
Derivative terms: Narrate, Tell, Tell

Definition of Teller

1. n. One who tells, relates, or communicates; an informer, narrator, or describer.

Definition of Teller

1. Noun. A person who tells stories ¹

2. Noun. (Chiefly American English) a bank clerk who receives and pays out money ¹

3. Noun. An automated teller machine ¹

4. Noun. A person who counts the votes in an election ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Teller

1. a bank employee who receives and pays out money [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Teller

tell tales
tell the difference
tell the truth
tell you the truth
tellable
tellane
tellar
tellared
tellaring
tellars
telled
tellee
tellen
tellenol
tellens
teller (current term)
tellered
tellering
tellers
tellership
tellerships
tellest
telleth
tellies
tellin
tellin'
tellina
telling
telling-off
telling-offs

Literary usage of Teller

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Modern Trust Company: Its Functions and Organization by Franklin Butler Kirkbride, Joseph Edmund Sterrett (1908)
"THE PAYING teller What has been said in regard to the responsibilities of the receiving teller applies with even more force to the man at the other window. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... having all along acted as teller, under his said appointment as such, for one year from March, 1817, was duly appointed cashier in place of said Patton, ..."

3. The History of Political Parties in the Province of New York, 1760-1776 by Carl Lotus Becker (1908)
"... issued a proclamation again declaring teller County to be in a state of insurrection and rebellion.1* 11 "Judge" H. McGarry, Chairman. ..."

4. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1852)
"In this instance, there is, in the first place, no pretense that the cashier, or any officer of the bank except the paying teller, ever assented in any ..."

5. The Methods and Machinery of Practical Banking by Claudius Buchanan Patten (1891)
"THE RECEIVING-teller AND THE DEPOSITORS. This officer, who holds one of the most important of bank positions, besides good abilities, requires a natural ..."

6. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"Eversley, L. [teller.] Grimthorpe, L. Hamilton of Dalzell, L. Haversham, ... Bridport, V. Churchill, V. [teller.] Cobham, V. Col ville of Culross, V. Cross, ..."

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