Definition of nuisance caller in English:

nuisance caller


  • A person who makes a telephone call to threaten, annoy, or sexually harass someone.

    ‘the legislation will introduce tougher penalties for nuisance callers’
    • ‘I've just rung to report a nuisance caller.’
    • ‘He was so angry he phoned a hotline for reporting nuisance callers.’
    • ‘I want to report a nuisance caller.’
    • ‘Magistrates have challenged a nuisance caller to prove that he can behave himself.’
    • ‘He also pointed out that he is inundated with nuisance callers.’