a caller
   menstruation
   A usage which uses the same imagery of interruption as the more common visitor.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • caller */ — UK [ˈkɔːlə(r)] / US [ˈkɔlər] noun [countable] Word forms caller : singular caller plural callers 1) someone who makes a telephone call There s a caller for you on line two. 2) someone who comes to your house for a short visit …   English dictionary

  • caller ID — /kaw leuhr/ a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller s telephone number on a small screen. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

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  • caller ID — noun Date: 1989 a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify the telephone number of a caller before answering the call called also caller identification …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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