Definitions of speaker

  1. electro- acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
  2. 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"
  3. One who speaks.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. A book of selections for declamation.
  7. One who utters words; one who delivers a speech or speeches in public; the presiding officer of a lawmaking body, as Congress.
  8. One who speaks: the person who presides in a deliberative or legislative body, as the House of Representatives.
  10. One who speaks; an orator.
  11. One who speaks; one who pronounces a discourse; the president of a deliberative assembly, especially of the House of Commons.
  12. One who speaks; the chairman of the House of Commons.