English dictionary

bell ringer meaning and definition


Definition of bell ringer (noun)

  1. a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)
  2. someone who plays musical handbells
  3. something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    • "the new advertising campaign was a bell ringer"; "scored a bull's eye"; "hit the mark"; "the president's speech was a home run"
    • synonyms: bull's eye, home run, mark
Source: Princeton University Wordnet