Definition of speaker
speakershipplay \ˈspē-kər-ˌship\ noun
Examples of speaker in a Sentence
I disagree with the last speaker.
He is an excellent public speaker.
Recent Examples of speaker from the Web
Sunday worship will be at 10:45 a.m. June 11 with guest speaker Rev. Jerome Robinson of Jacksonville, Fla.
Still, the Trump administration’s attitude failed to find favor with another ECB speaker on Monday, Austrian central-bank Governor Ewald Nowotny.
Mark Bouman, Chicago region program director of the Keller Science Action Center at the Field Museum, will be the guest speaker.
Police said more than 100 people were injured during the violence inside and outside parliament, which followed the election of a new parliament speaker.
The event was such a disaster that many wondered what the university was thinking to have invited a speaker so opposed by its student body in the first place.
Brazilian law calls in such a case for the lower house speaker to serve as interim president for up to 30 days until Congress decides who will finish the term that runs through 2018.
To ensure the fairest start possible, race officials began placing speakers behind each athlete to make the start equally audible for all competitors.
If Mr. Temer is forced to resign, the Constitution would allow the conservative speaker of Brazil’s lower house to temporarily occupy the presidency.
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First Known Use of speaker
SPEAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of speaker for English Language Learners
: 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
SPEAKER Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of speaker
: the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly Speaker of the House
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