from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. comparative form of prompt: more prompt
- n. The person who does the prompting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, prompts; one who admonishes or incites to action.
- n. One who reminds another, as an actor or an orator, of the words to be spoken next; specifically, one employed for this purpose in a theater.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which prompts, or admonishes or incites to action.
- n. Specifically A person stationed behind the scenes or in a covered box at the front of the stage in a theater, for the purpose of assisting the actors when they are at a loss by repeating to them the first words of a sentence; also, any person who aids a public speaker, etc., by suggesting words he may be at a loss for.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a device that displays words for people to read
- n. someone who assists a performer by providing the next words of a forgotten speech
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