bullhorn

noun
bull·​horn | \ ˈbu̇l-ˌhȯrn How to pronounce bullhorn (audio) also ˈbəl- \

Definition of bullhorn

1 : a loudspeaker on a naval ship
2 : a handheld combined microphone and loudspeaker

Examples of bullhorn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As Garcetti spoke, a protester with a bullhorn shouted that many residents think another riot will happen — a belief reflected in a recent survey. Jeong Parkstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 29 Apr. 2022 Speaking to demonstrators through a bullhorn as a jazz quartet played softly nearby, his mother, Chris Ann Lewis, vowed to keep fighting week after week. Shaddi Abusaid, ajc, 12 Apr. 2022 In March, their rally for LGBTQ rights was cut short after bullhorn-wielding counterprotesters crashed the event. Nara Schoenberg, Chicago Tribune, 27 Apr. 2022 Elon Musk has struck a $44-billion deal to buy the world’s most powerful political bullhorn. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, 25 Apr. 2022 An advance team had gone through with a motorbike and a bullhorn urging all those who had a vaccination card to turn up in the central square. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2022 Griffin stayed in that location for more than an hour, according to investigators, and was seen in videos cheering on the crowd and leading a prayer with a bullhorn. Byalexander Mallin, ABC News, 22 Mar. 2022 Much media focus instead fell on Alexander, a young right-wing operative who had launched his own Stop the Steal effort and was traveling the country addressing crowds with a bullhorn. Washington Post, 4 Mar. 2022 Much media focus instead fell on Alexander, a young right-wing operative who had launched his own Stop the Steal effort and was traveling the country addressing crowds with a bullhorn. Dalton Bennett And Jon Swaine, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bullhorn

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

19 Jun 2022

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“Bullhorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullhorn. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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