1A chairperson of the lower house of convocation in a province of the Church of England.
- ‘The archbishop presided over the whole convocation; the lower house, when sitting separately, was chaired by its elected prolocutor, its channel of communication to the bishops.’
2archaic, formal A spokesman.speech-maker, public speaker, lecturer, talker, speechifier, expounder, orator, declaimer, rhetorician, haranguerView synonyms
Late Middle English (in prolocutor): from Latin, from prolocut- spoken out, from the verb proloqui, from pro- before + loqui speak.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.