Definition for SPEAK'ER


  1. One that speaks, in whatever manner.
  2. One that proclaims or celebrates. No other speaker of my living actions. – Shak.
  3. One that utters or pronounces a discourse; usually, one that utters a speech in public. We say, a man is a good speaker, or a bad speaker.
  4. The person who presides in a deliberative assembly, preserving order, and regulating the debates; as, the speaker of the house of commons; the speaker of a house of representatives.

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