Try Our Apps


Pore Over vs. Pour Over


[kam-uh-leer] /ˌkæm əˈlɪər/
a camel driver.
a soldier mounted on a camel.
Origin of cameleer
1800-10; camel + -eer Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for cameleer
Historical Examples
  • M. Huc, fearing to lose himself amid these sands, stopped the cameleer.

  • It is decidedly thrilling to hear the cameleer say, ich, ich, i—ch—ch!

    The Syrian Christ Abraham Mitrie Rihbany
  • The cry of the donkey-boy, and the cry of the cameleer, and the cry of the muezzin from the mosque.

    The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • Khalid takes shelter in one of the shops; a cameleer rates the boys and chases them away.

    The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
  • This question afforded us an opportunity of giving our cameleer a sound rating.

  • The cameleer led the beast to where a party of tourists, obviously American, waited.

    The Egyptian Cat Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for cameleer


a camel-driver
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cameleer

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cameleer

Scrabble Words With Friends