Definition of teleprompter
: a device for displaying prepared text to a speaker or performer
Recent Examples of teleprompter from the Web
Yet each commentary, produced on a shoestring with a couple of part-timers and a freelance teleprompter operator, is said to average about 3 million viewers across multiple platforms.
The President spoke for about 45 minutes without a teleprompter.
The relatively even keel stayed on target as the president read carefully from his teleprompter and avoided off-the-cuff remarks that got him into trouble in the past.
Reading remarks from a teleprompter, Trump invoked the rich cultural history of the Middle East, and also painted a picture of an aspirational and peaceful future.
Players develop their play-by-play, teleprompter and interviewing skills, attend production meetings, and also learn about show prep, tape study, wardrobe and makeup.
In your head, though, a mental teleprompter is streaming a string of garbled words that make up your networking pitch, and thoughts of inadequacy and self-criticism become obtrusive.
A president who often ad-libs read from a teleprompter Saturday and stayed mostly on script.
Mr. Trump, who eschewed a teleprompter despite aides’ attempts to impose discipline on his speeches, also unveiled a new attack against Mrs. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
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Origin and Etymology of teleprompter
from TelePrompTer, a trademark
First Known Use: 1951See Words from the same year
TELEPROMPTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teleprompter for English Language Learners
: a machine that helps someone who is speaking to an audience or on television by showing the words that need to be said
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