keynote address

keynote address


: the main speech given at a gathering (such as a political convention)

Full Definition of KEYNOTE ADDRESS

:  an address designed to present the issues of primary interest to an assembly (as a political convention) and often to arouse unity and enthusiasm —called also keynote speech


  1. Many of the convention guests left after the keynote address.

First Known Use of KEYNOTE ADDRESS

circa 1908


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