Megaphone meaning

mĕgə-fōn
A funnel-shaped device used to direct and amplify the voice.
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(intransitive) To use a megaphone.
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A portable, usually hand-held, funnel-shaped device that is used to amplify a person’s natural voice toward a targeted direction.
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A large, funnel-shaped device for increasing the volume of the voice and directing it.
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To magnify or direct (the voice) with or as with a megaphone.
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(organic chemistry) A cytotoxic neolignan obtained from the laurel Aniba megaphylla.
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To transmit (a message) or speak through a megaphone.
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A bullhorn.
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Origin of megaphone

  • Named for the root Aniba megaphylla + -one (“ketone”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From mega- +‎ phone.

    From Wiktionary