interlocutor(redirected from Interlocutress)
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1. Someone who takes part in a conversation, often formally or officially.
2. The performer in a minstrel show who is placed midway between the end men and engages in banter with them.
1. a person who takes part in a conversation
2. Also called: middleman the man in the centre of a troupe of minstrels who engages the others in talk or acts as announcer
3. (Law) Scots law a decree by a judge
ˌinterˈlocutress, ˌinterˈlocutrice, ˌinterˈlocutrix fem n
in•ter•loc•u•tor(ˌɪn tərˈlɒk yə tər)
1. a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue.
2. a person who questions; interrogator.
3. the master of ceremonies of a minstrel show, who introduces the performers and ordinarily does not wear blackface.
[1505–15; < New Latin]
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|Noun||1.||interlocutor - the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk|
minstrel show - a troupe of performers in blackface typically giving a comic program of negro songs and jokes
minstrel - a performer in a minstrel show
|2.||interlocutor - a person who takes part in a conversation|