Definition of teleprompter in English:



North American
  • A device used in television and moviemaking to project a speaker's script out of sight of the audience.

    • ‘George, who admits he still doesn't really know how to read a TelePrompTer, may be one of the few guys left in TV news with some kind of major, high-recognition, national reputation.’
    • ‘By the next day, the media verdict was in: The nation's leader is learning to make effective use of a TelePrompTer!’
    • ‘Almost nobody but a television professional, or a sitting president, can use a TelePrompTer.’
    • ‘The resulting changes have been gradual but unmistakable, as five-minute phone shots have given way to in-studio guests, Reuters video feeds and, yes, a TelePrompTer.’
    • ‘This is one good reason to practice before-hand in case a TelePrompTer is not available.’