Meaning of prompter


Pronunciation: (promp'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that prompts.
  2. a person who is offstage and follows a play in progress from the book, repeating missed cues and supplying actors with forgotten lines.
  3. an electronic or mechanical device for prompting a speaker or performer. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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