idiot card

noun Television Slang.

1955–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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idiot card definition

  1. n.
    a large card that shows people on television what to say. : The floor director held up an idiot card so I could read out the telephone number.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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