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teleprompter

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noun tele·prompt·er \ˈte-lə-ˌpräm(p)-tər\

Simple Definition of teleprompter

  • : a machine that helps someone who is speaking to an audience or on television by showing the words that need to be said

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teleprompter

  1. :  a device for displaying prepared text to a speaker or performer

Origin of teleprompter

from TelePrompTer, a trademark


First Known Use: 1951


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