lavalier microphone

noun
variants: or less commonly lavaliere microphone

Definition of lavalier microphone

: a small microphone that is hung around the neck or clipped to the clothing of the user

Examples of lavalier microphone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Record that postgame interview after a team wins a big game and get the words right from the mouth of the player who won it with the help of a lavalier microphone. Chris Hachey, BGR, 14 June 2021 Nine months before these Winter Olympics commenced in his native country, Jim Paek stood on a stage halfway around the world, speaking into a lavalier microphone and gesturing with a presentation remote. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of lavalier microphone

circa 1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Lavalier microphone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lavalier%20microphone. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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