idiot board

noun

Definition of idiot board

: a device (as a projection of a script) used to prompt a television speaker and placed out of camera range

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First Known Use of idiot board

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Idiot board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idiot%20board. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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