Definition of town crier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


town crier

BrE BrE//ˌtaʊn ˈkraɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtaʊn ˈkraɪər//
(also crier)
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(in the past) a person whose job was to walk through a town shouting news, official announcements, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: town crier