Share this entry

American English: /ˈtænɔɪ/
British English: /ˈtanɔɪ/

Translation of Tannoy in Spanish:


  • (British English)
    sistema (masculine) de megafonía
    to announce something over o on the Tannoy
    anunciar algo por los altavoces or ( (Latin America) tb) parlantes
    Example sentences
    • But when we got off the plane at Heathrow on our way home we heard our names being called over the tannoy.
    • ‘This is your captain speaking,’ said a disembodied voice over the tannoy.
    • Even festive songs are being played over the tannoy.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score: