loud-hailer


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loud-hailer

n
(Electronics) a portable loudspeaker having a built-in amplifier and microphone. Also called (US and Canadian): bullhorn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loud-hailer - a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifierloud-hailer - a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifier
loudspeaker, loudspeaker system, speaker system, speaker unit, speaker - electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
Translations

loud-hailer

nMegafon nt, → Megaphon nt, → Flüstertüte f (inf); (not hand-held) → Lautsprecher m

loud

(laud) adjective
1. making a great sound; not quiet. a loud voice; loud music.
2. showy; too bright and harsh. loud colours; a loud shirt.
ˈloudly adverb
ˈloudness noun
ˌloud-ˈhailer noun
a simple type of loudspeaker. The police used a loud-hailer to tell the crowd to get back.
ˌloudˈspeaker noun
1. an instrument for increasing the loudness of sounds so that they can be heard further away. The politician addressed the crowds from his car through a loudspeaker.
2. a speaker in a radio, record-player etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Lookouts had been posted, the area was clear of local inhabitants, traffic was stopped and a loud-hailer warning was given.
As waves washed over the separating words, Mr Armstrong used a loud-hailer to broadcast his poem, North Sea Fever.
I was initially nervous about performing with a loud-hailer in windswept conditions, but the loud-hailer has now become an indispensable tool
bellowed our innovative director Lance through the loud-hailer.
He had the bottle to get on top of an open-topped bus and go round Paisley with a loud-hailer exhorting the fans to turn out and support their local side.
Never again will I stand track side and hear the muffled voice of a teacher, projected via a malfunctioning loud-hailer, announce: "Will everyone in the Year 4 bean-bag relay report to the start line now.
Mike Foster from Kirklees Save Our Services used his loud-hailer to point out each councillor as they approached the front door.
Come on Hugh, get your loud-hailer out and continue campaigning before it is too late for some species.
There was one unfortunate post-script after the final whistle when a supporter who had been using a loud-hailer to whip up the crowd, uttered an obscenity about England when their fans were still in the stadium.
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Another fan used a traffic cone as a loud-hailer to tell the team: "I could have gone on a wee holiday but instead I bought shares.