Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, screens.
  • n. An advance screening of a film sent to critics, awards voters, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who screens, in either sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a guard at an airport who checks passengers or their luggage at a security checkpoint

Etymologies

screen +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Even if the boss doesn't care, a 23 year old HR screener is relying on a class at Southern Indiana State that told her not to hire weirdos, punks, and hippies.

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  • As the screener is moving to screen the player getting the screen must set his man up for the screen with a proper V cut.

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  • The waste collected from the screener is carted off to the landfill.

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  • He finally had to order his call screener, "Bo Snerdley," to turn them away so he could move on to another topic.

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  • Then one day he was on a rant about the lousy quality of textbooks in LAUSD -- and I called his screener and said that the barriers to entry in the textbook business weren't that high -- but that the money wasn't that good either, not in small volume.

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  • I can't see how 'reviewing' a screener is of any use whatsoever.

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  • A RuPaul supporter or Crazy-Jim gets by the call screener

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  • In all fairness to the call screener, I think it was more than just the question: When I was on hold the last time she called me, I asked if, on a future program, I could discuss my lawsuit re

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  • In all fairness to the call screener, I think it was more than just the question: When I was on hold the last time she called me, I asked if, on a future program, I could discuss my lawsuit re Terri Schiavo, and when she found out I was pro-life, she totally flipped out and hung up on me - but not before saying "I hate people like that."

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  • Just tell the call screener that you disagree with Alex and you'll go to the head of the line ahead of all the other callers.

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