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speakerphone

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noun speak·er·phone \ˈspē-kər-ˌfōn\

Simple Definition of speakerphone

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of speakerphone

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

Examples of speakerphone in a sentence

  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.



1955

First Known Use of speakerphone

1955


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