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speaker

speak·er

speaker

 
pronunciation:
spi kr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who speaks.
definition 2: a person who speaks publicly.
similar words:
orator
definition 3: a loudspeaker.
 
definition 4: (sometimes cap.) in certain legislative bodies, the presiding officer.
the Speaker of the House
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The word speaker contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean