megaphone definition by Webster's New World
a large, funnel-shaped device for increasing the volume of the voice and directing it
Origin: mega- plush -phone
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- megaphonic adjective
megaphone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A funnel-shaped device used to direct and amplify the voice.tr. & intr.v. meg·a·phoned, meg·a·phon·ing, meg·a·phones
To transmit (a message) or speak through or as if through a funnel-shaped voice amplification device.
- megˌa·phonˈic adjective
- megˌa·phonˈi·cal·ly adverb