Definition of prompter in English:

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prompter

Pronunciation: /ˈpräm(p)tər/

noun

A person seated out of sight of the audience who supplies a forgotten word or line to an actor during the performance of a play.
Example sentences
  • This is a live recording, and the prompter, audience, and stage movement all make their presence known.
  • At the last minute, we decided to seat the language coach backstage as a prompter.
  • There are four full-time and two part-time prompters at the Met.

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Syllabification: prompt·er

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