idiot sheet

noun

variants or less commonly idiot card
: a large card bearing usually hand-lettered words or phrases for prompting a speaker or actor during a telecast compare idiot board

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of idiot sheet was in 1952

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“Idiot sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idiot%20sheet. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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