interlocutor


in·ter·loc·u·tor

noun \ˌin-tər-ˈlä-kyə-tər\

: a person who is having a conversation with you

Full Definition of INTERLOCUTOR

1
:  one who takes part in dialogue or conversation
2
:  a man in the middle of the line in a minstrel show who questions the end men and acts as leader

Origin of INTERLOCUTOR

Latin interloqui to speak between, issue an interlocutory decree, from inter- + loqui to speak
First Known Use: 1514

Other Performing Arts Terms

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