Definition of lapel microphone in US English:

lapel microphone

noun

  • A small microphone designed to be worn on a person's clothing.

    ‘she was being fitted with a lapel microphone’
    • ‘A professor lunges back and forth across the front of the lecture theatre, shouting at uncomfortable levels into the lapel microphone.’
    • ‘The lapel microphone was furnished by request.’
    • ‘One of her staff members stood in front of the camera and removed her lapel microphone.’
    • ‘In general, the room ignores spoken utterances from the lapel microphones not specifically directed to it.’
    • ‘When performing in a large venue, I have found a wireless lapel microphone to be an incredibly helpful tool.’