What is the difference between Megaphone and Bullhorn?

The difference between megaphone and bullhorn

is that "megaphone" is a portable, usually hand-held, funnel-shaped device that is used to amplify a person’s natural voice toward a targeted direction and "bullhorn" is a megaphone which electronically amplifies a person’s natural voice.

megaphone

bullhorn

Noun

  • A portable, usually hand-held, funnel-shaped device that is used to amplify a person’s natural voice toward a targeted direction.
  • (figurative) Mouthpiece or promoter; one who speaks for or publicizes on behalf of another.

Synonyms

  • speaking trumpet

Hypernyms

  • loudhailer, blowhorn

Hyponyms

  • bullhorn, the modern electronic amplification version

Exemple

  • If Pack does become head of the BBG, critics fear that he will turn Voice of America and the other BBG networks into a megaphone for Trump.

Verb

  • (transitive, intransitive) To use a megaphone; to speak through a megaphone.

Noun

  • (chiefly US) A megaphone which electronically amplifies a person’s natural voice.

Synonyms

  • blowhorn, loudhailer