Definition of speakerphone
: a combination microphone and loudspeaker device for two-way communication by telephone
Examples of speakerphone in a Sentence
We used the speakerphone for the call so that everyone could hear what was said.
He put her on speakerphone so that everyone could hear what she said.
Recent Examples of speakerphone from the Web
Why would his father, an Italian immigrant and veteran, and Bellotti Jr. — whose wife was on the speakerphone interview prompting him to tell stories — run a gay bar in such a gay-intolerant time?
A: Using a speakerphone during a private conversation is not actually rude, unless that conversation is not actually private.
Sound is much better on both ends of the call, thanks in part to a noise-canceling microphone and an improved audio chamber (which also helps speakerphone and music sound).
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Definition of speakerphone for English Language Learners
: a feature on a telephone that allows you to talk and listen to someone without holding the receiver to your head
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