prompt side

noun

1
: the side of the stage adjacent to the prompter's corner
2
: the side of the stage to the right of an actor facing the audience

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of prompt side was circa 1782

Dictionary Entries Near prompt side

Cite this Entry

“Prompt side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prompt%20side. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY