a person who delivers a speech or oration
Derivationally related forms: ↑speechify (for: ↑speechifier), ↑rhetoric (for: ↑rhetorician), ↑oratorical (for: ↑orator), ↑orate (for: ↑orator)
Hypernyms: ↑speaker, ↑talker, ↑utterer, ↑verbalizer, ↑verbaliser
Hyponyms: ↑eulogist, ↑panegyrist, ↑elocutionist, ↑haranguer, ↑spellbinder, ↑tub-thumper
Instance Hyponyms:

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: one who makes speeches

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/speech"may'keuhr/, n.
a person who delivers speeches.
[1700-10; SPEECH + MAKER]

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speechˈmaker noun
Someone who speaks, or is accustomed to speaking, in public
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Main Entry:speech

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