a.1.Uttering speech; used for conveying speech; as, man is a speaking animal; a speaking tube.
2.Seeming to be capable of speech; hence, lifelike; as, a speaking likeness.
A speaking acquaintance
a slight acquaintance with a person, or one which merely permits the exchange of salutations and remarks on indifferent subjects.
Speaking trumpet
an instrument somewhat resembling a trumpet, by which the sound of the human voice may be so intensified as to be conveyed to a great distance.
Speaking tube
a tube for conveying speech, especially from one room to another at a distance.
To be on speaking terms
to be slightly acquainted.
n.1.The act of uttering words.
2.Public declamation; oratory.
Noun1.speaking - the utterance of intelligible speech
2.Speakingspeaking - delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking"
Adj.1.speaking - capable of or involving speech or speaking; "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"
nonspeaking, walk-on - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines; "had a nonspeaking role in the play"
2.speaking - capable of speech; "the speaking animal"
Synonyms: speech-endowed
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