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Meaning of SPEAKER

Pronunciation:  'speekur, 'speekur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
  2. [n]  someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
  3. [n]  the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly; "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"

SPEAKER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: loudspeaker, loudspeaker system, speaker system, speaker unit, talker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer
 See Also: alliterator, articulator, asker, babbler, bullhorn, caller, caller-up, chatterbox, chatterer, conversationalist, dictator, drawler, driveller, ejaculator, electro-acoustic transducer, enquirer, growler, informant, inquirer, intercom speaker, jabberer, lecturer, lisper, loud-hailer, mentioner, mumbler, mutterer, narrator, orator, PA, PA system, phoner, prater, prattler, presiding officer, public address system, public speaker, querier, questioner, ranter, raver, reciter, rhetorician, schmoozer, speechifier, speechmaker, spouter, squawk box, squawker, stammerer, storyteller, stutterer, talking head, tannoy, telephoner, teller, tweeter, venter, vociferator, voicer, wailer, whisperer, witness, witnesser, woofer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Speak"er\, n.
1. One who speaks. Specifically:
   (a) One who utters or pronounces a discourse; usually, one
       who utters a speech in public; as, the man is a good
       speaker, or a bad speaker.
   (b) One who is the mouthpiece of others; especially, one
       who presides over, or speaks for, a delibrative
       assembly, preserving order and regulating the debates;
       as, the Speaker of the House of Commons, originally,
       the mouthpiece of the House to address the king; the
       Speaker of a House of Representatives.

2. A book of selections for declamation. [U. S.]

Computing Dictionary

1. loudspeaker.

2. The person who is (assumed to be) talking.