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  • n. Someone who sells products or services by making unsolicited telephone calls.


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telemarket (from telemarketing) +‎ -er


  • The FTC named Voice Touch Inc. and Transcontinental Warranty Inc., which it called the telemarketer and promoter of the scheme, respectively, in the lawsuits.


  • Apparently the telemarketer is calling every phone number in an area, regardless of whether or not the number is on the Do Not Call list.


  • Yesterday I was cold-called by a telemarketer from the (formerly) prestigious Roundabout Theatre Company.

    November 2005

  • (My standard response to a telemarketer is to ask them what they are wearing.)

    September 2004

  • The best way to get rid of a telemarketer is to ask them what they are wearing.

    November 2003

  • Citigroup Inc (C) said on Sunday it has agreed to sell its stake in Japanese telemarketer Bellsystem24 to U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital for 93.5 billion yen ($1 billion).

    Between the Hedges

  • When you hear people criticise telemarketers, just replace the word telemarketer with that of some oppressed minority.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Honesty became Weis 'best policy as a pigskin telemarketer. - Weis makes the calls for Patriots, Notre Dame prospects

  • One of my favorite Bush actions was the no-call telemarketer list despite the loss of jobs with it.

    American Coastopia!

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