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Synonyms for crier

a person who weeps

(formerly) an official who made public announcements


Related Words

a peddler who shouts to advertise the goods he sells

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Huddersfield town crier Vic Watson (centre) with fellow competitors, judges and guests
Church, of Cowley, Oxford, who was town crier for Banbury, Oxford, Thame, Chipping Norton and Wallingford, apologised for his "grave error in judgment".
John, 69, from Alnwick in Northumberland, has won the Loyal Company of Town Criers British Championships in Banbury.
Adrian Holmes carries out the role voluntarily and has entered Town Crier competitions across the country since taking the post two years ago.
Appleton said a journalist from the Times wrote down what he had to say to be sure it went according to tradition as the royal crier.
The town has been without a crier since 1962, when WWI veteran James Blake died at 74 after 33 years of service.
Mr Maddern introduced the local mayor and spoke to local school children about the role and duties of a town crier.
BIG NEWS Town crier Peter Stemmer announces to the people of Sunderland that there is an unclaimed pounds 1m prize from the EuroMillions
Leiha Crier is confident she can once again guide a team to a medal-winning performance at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships.
The retired 65-year-old is our first town crier for more than 200 years, and he will play a key role in civic and ceremonial functions and welcoming passengers arriving on cruise liners.
Wrexham's first Street Entertainment Festival kicked off on Thursday with the world's tallest town crier heralding the start.
THE peace of a leafy Midland hamlet was shattered yesterday when the region's loudest voices contested a town crier challenge.
While the height of bann crier and parish player at New Romney occurred in 1511-15, bann crier and parish player rewards almost vanish in 1521-31 (see figure 2).
Mrs Eastwood, 74, was appointed town crier in 1982 but Weymouth and Portland Borough Council had not told her she no longer officially held the title, although she still represents nearby Langton Herring.
He could now join stablemate Town Crier in the big handicap chase - transferred from Ascot to Cheltenham this season - on Saturday.