loud-hailer
noun Date: 1941 chiefly British bullhorn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • loud hailer — noun a portable loudspeaker with built in microphone and amplifier • Syn: ↑bullhorn, ↑loud hailer • Hypernyms: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑speaker unit, ↑loudspeaker system, ↑speaker system …   Useful english dictionary

  • loud-hailer — noun a portable loudspeaker with built in microphone and amplifier • Syn: ↑bullhorn, ↑loud hailer • Hypernyms: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑speaker unit, ↑loudspeaker system, ↑speaker system …   Useful english dictionary

  • loud-hailer — see loudhailer …   English dictionary

  • loud hailer — n. loudspeaker; megaphone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • loud — adj. & adv. adj. 1 a strongly audible, esp. noisily or oppressively so. b able or liable to produce loud sounds (a loud engine). c clamorous, insistent (loud complaints). 2 (of colours, design, etc.) gaudy, obtrusive. 3 (of behaviour) aggressive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loudspeaker system — noun electro acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance • Syn: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑speaker unit, ↑speaker system • Hypernyms: ↑electro acoustic transducer • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • speaker system — noun electro acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance • Syn: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑speaker unit, ↑loudspeaker system • Hypernyms: ↑electro acoustic transducer • Hyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • speaker unit — noun electro acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance • Syn: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑loudspeaker system, ↑speaker system • Hypernyms: ↑electro acoustic transducer • Hyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • bullhorn — noun a portable loudspeaker with built in microphone and amplifier • Syn: ↑loud hailer, ↑loud hailer • Hypernyms: ↑loudspeaker, ↑speaker, ↑speaker unit, ↑loudspeaker system, ↑speaker system …   Useful english dictionary

  • loudspeaker — n speaker, speaker unit, speaker system, public address system, PA or PA system, intercommunication system, Inf. intercom, Inf. squawk or bitch box; megaphone, bullhorn, horn, hailer, loud hailer; microphone, Inf. mike, lapel mike …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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