speakerphone


speak·er·phone

noun \ˈspē-kər-ˌfōn\

: a feature on a telephone that allows you to talk and listen to someone without holding the receiver to your head

Full Definition of SPEAKERPHONE

:  a combination microphone and loudspeaker device for two-way communication by telephone lines

Examples of SPEAKERPHONE

  1. We used the speakerphone for the call so that everyone could hear what was said.
  2. He put her on speakerphone so that everyone could hear what she said.

First Known Use of SPEAKERPHONE

1955

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