speaker

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noun speak·er \ˈspē-kər\

Definition of speaker

  1. 1a :  one that speaks; especially :  one who uses a language <native speakers of French>b :  one who makes a public speechc :  one who acts as a spokesperson

  2. 2 :  the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly <Speaker of the House of Representatives>

  3. 3 :  loudspeaker

speakership

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of speaker in a sentence

  1. I disagree with the last speaker.

  2. He is an excellent public speaker.

14th Century

First Known Use of speaker

14th century

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SPEAKER Defined for English Language Learners

speaker

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noun speak·er \ˈspē-kər\

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

speaker

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noun speak·er \ˈspē-kər\

Definition of speaker for Students

  1. 1 :  a person who speaks

  2. 2 :  a person who conducts a meeting

  3. 3 :  loudspeaker


Law Dictionary

speaker

noun , often cap speak·er

Legal Definition of speaker

  1. :  the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly <Speaker of the House>



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