verb (used with or without object), meg·a·phoned, meg·a·phon·ing.
- megan's law,
Origin of megaphone
Examples from the Web for megaphone
Gotta have the beret and megaphone if I want people to take me seriously!Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre|Marlow Stern|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If we want a megaphone to the rest of the world, we must explicitly ask for it by changing that setting ourselves.
Turn that megaphone around and use feedback you receive on the crowdsourcing and social media platforms as consumer feedback.
Boulden says the preachers yelled, “we hope you die from breast cancer” through a megaphone.
Had the word “Jewboys” come from the megaphone of sheriff Bull Connor, that would have been hateful.The Maslin Stain: A Writer Defends Himself Against the NYT Critic|William Stadiem|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Again a question bellowed forth from the megaphone, "Oh, Lucien: where did he hit you?"William Adolphus Turnpike|William Banks
The coxswain waved his megaphone at our friends in a friendly fashion, and then gave his attention to his crew.The Eight-Oared Victors|Lester Chadwick
Seizing a megaphone, once again she sprang to the grass before the grandstand.Mystery Wings|Roy J. Snell
At the central fire station the third alarm came in before the megaphone had repeated the second.The Firebug|Roy J. Snell
Even Griffith takes a back seat when Barry Nolan picks up the megaphone.Linda Lee, Incorporated|Louis Joseph Vance
1878, coined (perhaps by Thomas Edison, who invented it) from Greek megas "great" (see mega-) + phone "voice" (see fame (n.)). Related: Megaphonic. In Greek, megalophonia meant "grandiloquence," megalophonos "loud-voiced."