megaphone


1mega·phone

noun \ˈme-gə-ˌfōn\

: a cone-shaped device used to make your voice louder when you speak through it

Full Definition of MEGAPHONE

:  a cone-shaped device used to intensify or direct the voice
mega·phon·ic \ˌme-gə-ˈfä-nik\ adjective

First Known Use of MEGAPHONE

1878

2megaphone

verb

Definition of MEGAPHONE

transitive verb
:  to transmit or address through or as if through a megaphone
intransitive verb
:  to speak through or as if through a megaphone

First Known Use of MEGAPHONE

1901

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