Associations to the word «Speaking»

Wiktionary

SPEAKING, adjective. Used in speaking.
SPEAKING, adjective. Expressive; eloquent.
SPEAKING, adjective. Involving speaking.
SPEAKING, adjective. Having the ability of speech.
SPEAKING, adjective. (in compounds) Having competence in a language.
SPEAKING, noun. One's ability to communicate vocally in a given language.
SPEAKING, noun. The act of communicating vocally.
SPEAKING, noun. An oral recitation of e.g. a story.
SPEAKING, verb. Present participle of speak
SPEAKING CLOCK, noun. (historical) a person employed to read the time over a phone line
SPEAKING CLOCK, noun. A service provided by telephone companies where people can get the time by phoning a certain number.
SPEAKING CLOCKS, noun. Plural of speaking clock
SPEAKING IN TONGUES, verb. Present participle of speak in tongues
SPEAKING OF, adverb. (colloquial) Speaking of which; relatedly; used to introduce a related topic.
SPEAKING TRUMPET, noun. A megaphone (of the older, non-electric kind).
SPEAKING TUBE, noun. A tube for conveying speech, especially from one room to another at a distance.
SPEAKING VOLUMES, verb. Present participle of speak volumes

Dictionary definition

SPEAKING, noun. The utterance of intelligible speech.
SPEAKING, noun. Delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking".
SPEAKING, adjective. Capable of or involving speech or speaking; "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain