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speaker - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'speaker' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Speaker [ n.]
- One who speaks.
- 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.
- 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.
- A book of selections for declamation.

Meaning of 'speaker' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . speaker [ n]
Meaning (1):
- someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
Example in sentence:
  • an utterer of useful maxims;
  • the speaker at commencement
Meaning (2):
- the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly
Example in sentence:
  • the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives