Associations to the word «Speaker»


SPEAKER, noun. One who speaks.
SPEAKER, noun. Loudspeaker.
SPEAKER, noun. (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.
SPEAKER, noun. One who makes a speech to an audience.
SPEAKER, noun. (US) A book containing passages of text for use in speeches.
SPEAKER, noun. (linguistics) The producer of a given utterance, whether actually spoken or not.
SPEAKER, noun. The Speaker of the House of Commons

Dictionary definition

SPEAKER, noun. Someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims".
SPEAKER, noun. Electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance.
SPEAKER, noun. The presiding officer of a deliberative assembly; "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza