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bull·horn

 (bo͝ol′hôrn′)
n.
A portable device consisting of a microphone attached to a loudspeaker, used especially to amplify the voice.

bullhorn

(ˈbʊlˌhɔːn)
n
(Electronics) US and Canadian a portable loudspeaker having a built-in amplifier and microphone. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): loud-hailer

bull′horn`

or bull′ horn`,



n.
a directional, high-powered, electrical loudspeaker or megaphone.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullhorn - a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifierbullhorn - 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

bullhorn

[ˈbʊlhɔːn] N (US) → megáfono m

bullhorn

[ˈbʊlhɔːrn] n (US) (= loudhailer) → porte-voix m inv, mégaphone m
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Employing bullhorns or other noise amplification devices during funeral or memorial services irrespective of the distance from the site of the services
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While the two groups attempted to drown out each other with bullhorns before the council meeting, there was little tension.
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Last year, the pro-abortion mob, over 1,000 strong, assaulted the 7,500 peaceful pro-life marchers with a deafening cacophony of obscenity and blasphemy over bullhorns and a public address system with huge speakers mounted on a flatbed truck.
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Most observers just smiled as the two bullhorns went at it, mere inches from each other.
Boxes of burnt cymbals and bullhorns to fight the creep in the cellar
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Bemused office and delivery personnel stood by while green confetti was strewn about and Earth-friendly junk was hawked from kiosks, while politicians with bullhorns proclaimed their love for the Earth and disabled people tried in vain to gain access to their normal transportation.
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Others were gathered around students who were using bullhorns to shout their messages.