The action of saying something to persuade, encourage, or remind someone to do or say something: after some prompting, the defendant gave the police his name
More example sentences
- With no prompting, Olivier reminded me that people are miserable in eastern Congo.
- I cried all the way home, and it was totally his own idea with no prompting at all.
- Most of what I've written in the descriptions on Flickr got repeated by people without any prompting from me.