Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[speech-mey-ker] /ˈspitʃˌmeɪ kər/
a person who delivers speeches.
Origin of speechmaker
First recorded in 1700-10; speech + maker
Related forms
speechmaking, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for speechmaker
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • As the speechmaker cracked the neck with his sword, the bottle burst in a thousand pieces, drenching everyone with wine.

    Everyman's Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • "Yea, Earl, you're quite a speechmaker," cried his brother gleefully.

  • I wish to say—as you would know if you lived in Michigan—that I am not a speechmaker.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
  • I am no speechmaker, but this you may rely on while I continue to be Harry Jekyl.

    St. Ronan's Well Sir Walter Scott
  • "I am no speechmaker," began Daniel Boone, his voice trembling slightly as he spoke.

    Scouting with Daniel Boone Everett T. Tomlinson
  • The Coast Miwok have such orators; among those Indians the office of speechmaker is a special one.

  • I am not much of a speechmaker, and I assure you that little effort cost me a good deal of thought.

    The Golden Butterfly Walter Besant
  • In after years I sailed under the command of this speechmaker.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for speechmaker

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for speechmaker

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for speechmaker