1. [ noun ] someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
Synonyms: utterer verbaliser verbalizer talker

"the speaker at commencement" "an utterer of useful maxims"

Related terms: articulator communicator witness narrator lecturer orator inquirer conversationalist talking_head caller alliterator lisper drawler stammerer ranter growler mutterer whisperer voicer driveller dictator mentioner reciter vociferator native_speaker wailer stentor motormouth prattler ejaculator chatterer venter talk speak
2. [ noun ] (physics) electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
Synonyms: loudspeaker speaker_system loudspeaker_system speaker_unit
Related terms: electro-acoustic_transducer squawk_box bullhorn tannoy tweeter woofer PA
3. [ noun ] (politics) the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly

"the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"

Related terms: presiding_officer
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 19415
Similar spelling:   Spieker