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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.

megaphone

(ˈmɛɡəˌfəʊn)
n
a funnel-shaped instrument used to amplify the voice. See also loud-hailer
megaphonic adj
ˌmegaˈphonically adv

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.
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
Translations
مُضَخِّم صَوْتي، بوق
megafon
megafon
megafoni
gjallarhorn
megafonas
megafons

megaphone

[ˈmegəfəʊn] Nmegáfono m

megaphone

[ˈmɛgəfəʊn] nmégaphone mmega-star [ˈmɛgəstɑːr] nmégastar f

megaphone

[ˈmɛgəˌfəʊn] nmegafono

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.
References in classic literature ?
When the oat-spry horse had hedged a little his first spurt of speed Jerry broke the lid of his cab and called down through the aperture in the voice of a cracked megaphone, trying to please:
The man on the Lady Mine laughed back through the megaphone. The pilot-boat plunged past.
"Who are you?" shouted Juag, standing up in the boat and making a megaphone of his palms.
The thing flew quite steadily at a pace of about three miles an hour, in a wide circle, making a deep hum that, would have drowned his full, rich voice completely had he not provided himself with a megaphone. He avoided churches, buildings, and mono-rail cables with consummate ease as he conversed.
Almost symbolically he holds and gesticulates with a megaphone in his left hand.
No, he's not traded in a megaphone for an intercom.
There will be a special wooden megaphone in the Slanske Mountains forest near Presov.
Megaphone at different airports under eastern region, kolkata
The megaphone exercise helps you clarify your mission.
So it was not a surprise to see the assembly of about 20 people with banners and a megaphone protesting about the LGBT educational programme.
RAWALPINDI -- Police made a desperate attempt to force two proclaimed offenders to surrender after surrounding a jungle where they were allegedly hiding and making announcements from the megaphone on Tuesday.