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meg·a·phone

 (mĕg′ə-fōn′)
n.
1. A funnel-shaped device used to direct and amplify the voice.
2. A bullhorn.
tr. & intr.v. meg·a·phoned, meg·a·phon·ing, meg·a·phones
To transmit (a message) or speak through a megaphone.

meg′a·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
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megaphone

(ˈmɛɡəˌfəʊn)
n
a funnel-shaped instrument used to amplify the voice. See also loud-hailer
megaphonic adj
ˌmegaˈphonically adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

meg•a•phone

(ˈmɛg əˌfoʊn)

n., v. -phoned, -phon•ing. n.
1. a cone-shaped device for amplifying the voice.
v.t.
2. to transmit through a megaphone.
v.i.
3. to speak through a megaphone.
[1875–80, Amer.]
meg`a•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.
meg`a•phon′i•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megaphone - a cone-shaped acoustic device held to the mouth to intensify and direct the human voicemegaphone - a cone-shaped acoustic device held to the mouth to intensify and direct the human voice
acoustic device - a device for amplifying or transmitting sound
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Translations
مُضَخِّم صَوْتي، بوق
megafon
megafon
megafoni
gjallarhorn
megafonas
megafons

megaphone

[ˈmegəfəʊn] Nmegáfono m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

megaphone

[ˈmɛgəfəʊn] nmégaphone mmega-star [ˈmɛgəstɑːr] nmégastar f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

megaphone

[ˈmɛgəˌfəʊn] nmegafono
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

megaphone

(ˈmegəfoun) noun
a funnel-shaped device for speaking through, that causes sounds to be made louder and/or sent in a given direction. He shouted instructions to the crowd through a megaphone.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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