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megaphone

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noun mega·phone \ˈme-gə-ˌfōn\

Definition of megaphone

  1. :  a cone-shaped device used to intensify or direct the voice

megaphonic

play \ˌme-gə-ˈfä-nik\ adjective

1878

First Known Use of megaphone

1878


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megaphone

verb mega·phone

Definition of megaphone

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to transmit or address through or as if through a megaphone

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to speak through or as if through a megaphone

1901

First Known Use of megaphone

1901


MEGAPHONE Defined for English Language Learners

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megaphone

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noun mega·phone \ˈme-gə-ˌfōn\

Definition of megaphone for English Language Learners

  • : a cone-shaped device used to make your voice louder when you speak through it


MEGAPHONE Defined for Kids

megaphone

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noun mega·phone \ˈme-gə-ˌfōn\

Definition of megaphone for Students

  1. :  a device shaped like a cone that is used to direct the voice and increase its loudness



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