bullhorn

or bull horn

[boo l-hawrn]

noun

a directional, high-powered, electrical loudspeaker or megaphone.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. bullfrog,
  2. bullhead,
  3. bullhead rail,
  4. bullheaded,
  5. bullheadedly,
  6. bullied,
  7. bullion,
  8. bullionist,
  9. bullish,
  10. bullishly

Origin of bullhorn

First recorded in 1950–55; bull1 + horn

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British Dictionary definitions for bullhorn

bullhorn

noun

US and Canadian a portable loudspeaker having a built-in amplifier and microphoneAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): loud-hailer
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