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cue card Syllabification: cue card
Pronunciation: /ˈkyo͞o ˌkärd/

Definition of cue card in English:


A card held beside a camera for a television broadcaster to read from while appearing to look into the camera.
Example sentences
  • Today's congressman composes tightly worded sound bites and reads them from a cue card when reporters call.
  • And in case you missed that talking point, three cabinet members repeated it, one of them literally reading it from a cue card.
  • He does a bit more, introducing some of the testimony segments, but he seems to be reading off a cue card.
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