When you were standing there and realized the wrong speech was in the prompter, what was going through your mind?
On that note, Michael, reading the prompter again in March said, “I will sing all the songs my fans want to hear.”
They were separated at last by the prompter and stage manager, while the audience rose and cheered hysterically.
The prompter read your lines, but everything has gone to pieces.
Nevertheless some little disappointment was felt by those who had hoped for a prompter solution.
The higher the state of civilization the prompter is everything done.
The prompter's business is with the world at large, and the mass of mankind are concerned only with common things.
He will arrange the stage, and, if desirable, act as prompter.
A prompter could be of little service to a gentleman so fertile in resources.
No prompter's box and no footlights are visible to the spectators.
early 15c., "readiness," from Latin promptus (see prompt (v.)). Meaning "hint, act of prompting" is from 1590s. Computer sense attested by 1977.
early 15c., from Old French prompt and directly from Latin promptus "brought forth," hence "visible, apparent, evident," past participle of promere "to take or bring out or forth" (see prompt (v.)).Related: Promptly; promptitude.