On that note, Michael, reading the prompter again in March said, “I will sing all the songs my fans want to hear.”
When you were standing there and realized the wrong speech was in the prompter, what was going through your mind?
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.