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English noun: speaker

1. speaker (person) someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)


SamplesThe speaker at commencement.
An utterer of useful maxims.


Synonymstalker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer


Broader (hypernym)articulator


Narrower (hyponym)alliterator, asker, babbler, caller, caller-up, chatterbox, chatterer, conversationalist, conversationist, dictator, drawler, driveller, ejaculator, enquirer, growler, informant, inquirer, jabberer, lecturer, lisper, magpie, mentioner, motormouth, mumbler, murmurer, mutterer, narrator, native speaker, orator, phoner, prater, prattler, public speaker, querier, questioner, ranter, raver, reciter, rhetorician, schmoozer, speechifier, speechmaker, spouter, stammerer, stentor, storyteller, stutterer, talking head, telephoner, teller, venter, vociferator, voicer, wailer, whisperer, witness, witnesser

2. speaker (artifact) electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance


Synonymsloudspeaker, loudspeaker system, speaker system, speaker unit


Broader (hypernym)electro-acoustic transducer


Narrower (hyponym)bullhorn, intercom speaker, loud hailer, loud-hailer, squawk box, squawker, subwoofer, tannoy, tweeter, woofer


Part meronymP.A., P.A. system, PA, PA system, public address system

3. Speaker (person) the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly


SamplesThe leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives.


Broader (hypernym)presiding officer









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