noun \ˈspē-kər\

: someone who speaks a particular language

: someone who talks about something to a group of people

the Speaker : the person who controls the discussions in a legislature

Full Definition of SPEAKER

a :  one that speaks; especially :  one who uses a language <native speakers of French>
b :  one who makes a public speech
c :  one who acts as a spokesperson
:  the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly <Speaker of the House of Representatives>
speak·er·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of SPEAKER

  1. I disagree with the last speaker.
  2. He is an excellent public speaker.

First Known Use of SPEAKER

14th century

Other Audio Recording Terms

baffle, dub, fidelity, transcription, treble


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