Prompter Prompt"er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, prompts; one who admonishes or incites to action. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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