A portable, usually hand-held, funnel-shaped device which electronically amplifies a person’s natural voice toward a targeted direction.

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  • bullhorn — ullhorn n. a portable loudspeaker with built in microphone and amplifier. Syn: loud hailer. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullhorn — ☆ bullhorn [bool′hôrn΄ ] n. [ BULL + HORN] a portable electronic voice amplifier …   English World dictionary

  • bullhorn — [[t]b ʊlhɔː(r)n[/t]] bullhorns N COUNT A bullhorn is a device for making your voice sound louder in the open air. [AM] (in BRIT, use , megaphone) …   English dictionary

  • bullhorn — noun Date: 1942 1. a loudspeaker on a naval ship 2. a handheld combined microphone and loudspeaker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bullhorn — /bool hawrn /, n. a directional, high powered, electrical loudspeaker or megaphone. Also, bull horn. [1950 55; BULL1 + HORN] * * * …   Universalium

  • bullhorn — bull|horn [ˈbulho:n US ho:rn] n AmE old fashioned a piece of equipment that you hold up to your mouth to make your voice louder British Equivalent: megaphone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bullhorn — bull|horn [ bul,hɔrn ] noun count AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED a MEGAPHONE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bullhorn — n. megaphone, loudspeaker (on a warship) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bullhorn — noun N. Amer. a megaphone …   English new terms dictionary

  • bullhorn — noun (C) AmE old fashioned a piece of equipment that you hold up to your mouth to make your voice louder; megaphone BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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