Definitions of crier
  1. noun
    a person who weeps
    synonyms: weeper
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    a loud weeper
    someone who sniffles and weeps with loud sobs
    type of:
    unfortunate, unfortunate person
    a person who suffers misfortune
  2. noun
    a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells
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    type of:
    hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman
    someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
    bawler, bellower, roarer, screamer, screecher, shouter, yeller
    someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
  3. noun
    (formerly) an official who made public announcements
    synonyms: town crier
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    type of:
    someone who proclaims a message publicly
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