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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun speaker:

talkerloudspeakerspeaker

The word speaker is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun speaker

What does speaker mean as a name of something?

Speaker is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • speaker: speakers
  • Speaker: Speakers

  1. someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
  2. electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
  3. the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly
    • example: the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic term: presiding officer = the leader of a group meeting

Alternative definition of the noun speaker

noun

  1. One who speaks.
  2. See Loudspeaker.
  3. [politics] The chair or presiding officer of certain legislative bodies, such as the U.K. House of Commons or the U.S. House of Representatives.
  4. One who makes a speech to an audience.
  5. [linguistics] The producer of a given utterance, whether actually spoken or not.

Specialised definition of the noun speaker

Glossary of sports / weightlifting

the official who moderates the competition, announcing the name of the athlete about to attempt a lift and announcing the validity or non-validity of the lift after it has been attempted. The speaker also introduces the athletes and other officials during the presentation

Groups

  1. Speaker is a musical group.
    • albums: "Well! Come closer.", "Trace My Track"
  2. Speaker is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Speaker Bite Me, Speaker Junkies, Speaker Speaker and Speaker Phreaker.

Music

  1. "Speaker" is a musical EP of General Ludzn.
  2. "Speaker" is a musical EP of Michael Mayer.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  3. "Speaker" is a musical EP of PTA.

Writings

"Speaker" is a book by Dennis Hastert.

  • also known as "Speaker: lessons from forty years in coaching and politics"

Characters

  1. Speaker is a fictional film character.
  2. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1955 Danish family film På tro og love.
  3. Speaker a.k.a. The Woman is a fictional character from the 2006 film Container.
  4. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2003 film Beyond Borders.
  5. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2000 film Forklift Driver Klaus - The First Day on the Job.
  6. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1965 film The Three Faces.
  7. Speaker is a fictional character from Protect The Nation.
  8. Speaker is a fictional character in the 1970 short film Danske billeder.
  9. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1999 film Fight Club.
  10. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Social Network.
  11. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2014 film What It Was.
  12. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1997 film My Life in Pink.
  13. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Deception.
  14. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2008 film Milk.
  15. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1998 film Belly.
  16. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2011 drama film After the Revolution.
  17. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1975 film Pinchcliffe Grand Prix.
  18. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1997 film The Jackal.
  19. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2013 film The Art of Happiness.
  20. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1987 film Cry Freedom.
  21. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1983 film Emanuelle Escapes from Hell.
  22. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1975 film Funny Lady.
  23. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1994 film The Madness of King George.
  24. Speaker is a fictional character from the 2008 film Diary of a Tired Black Man.
  25. Speaker is a fictional character from the 1985 film Fletch.

There are other characters with in their name, like Tris Speaker, Speaker of the House.

Food

Speaker is a drinking establishment.

Miscellanea

speaker: Meet Rebecca Murtagh, the marketing keynote speaker and trainer passionate about empowering professionals to embrace emerging trends, best practices and their own unique perspective to achieve goals.

Phrases with Speaker

Phrases starting with the word Speaker:

  1. speaker unit
  2. speaker system
  3. speaker identification

Phrases ending with the word Speaker:

  1. Lay speaker
  2. Guest speaker
  3. native speaker
  4. public speaker
  5. Plenary Speaker
  6. intercom speaker
  7. Non-Native Speaker
  8. salutatory speaker
  9. valedictory speaker

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Speaker

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Google previewPoems (1991)

by Rosal�a de Castro

" where the speaker is a golden-winged insect that is afraid of being eaten by a bird.

Google previewGleanings in Buddha-Fields (Annotated Edition) (2012)

by Lafcadio Hearn

Evidently the speaker is a girl who wishes for a lover: the same simile uttered by masculine lips would sound in Japanese ears much as would sound in English ears a man's comparison of himself to a violet or to a rose. For the like reason, one ...

Google previewViolent Geographies (2013)

Fear, Terror, and Political Violence by Derek Gregory, Allan Pred

The speaker is a refugee from the violent conflict that has wracked Turkey's southeastern provinces since the mid- 1980s.

Google previewLushootseed Dictionary (1994)

by Dawn Bates, Thom Hess, Hilbert, Vi

NL, Skagit speaker, resident of Nooksack, lived also in Mount Vernon and Concrete, VH's mother NL, Skagit speaker, resident of Upper Skagit, raised in Eastern Washington SL, Snoqualmie speaker, resident of Muckleshoot, early childhood in ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management (2010)

by Abraham Pizam

Speaker 619 or seminar leader who is a topic specialist; a trainer or workshop leader who facilitates for group participation and interaction; a change of pace speaker such as a humorist, entertainer or sports figure, industry insider, educational, ...

Google previewA Popular Law-Dictionary, familiarly explaining the terms and nature of English Law, etc (1838)

by Thomas Edlyne TOMLINS

For dispatch of business, each house of parliament has its speaker. The speaker of the house of lords, whose office it is to preside there, ...

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Quotes about Speaker

Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood. (Tyron Edwards)
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Scrabble value of S1P3E1A1K5E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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