or bull horn

[ boo l-hawrn ]
/ ˈbʊlˌhɔrn /


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


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Origin of bullhorn

First recorded in 1950–55; bull1 + horn
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British Dictionary definitions for bullhorn

/ (ˈbʊlˌhɔːn) /


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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