Interlocutors



[in-ter-lok-yuh-ter] /ˌɪn tərˈlɒk yə tər/

noun
1.
a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue.
2.
the man in the middle of the line of performers in a minstrel troupe, who acts as the announcer and banters with the end men.
3.
a person who questions; interrogator.
/ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtə/
noun
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.
(Scots law) a decree by a judge
n.

1510s, agent noun from Latin interlocut-, past participle stem of interloqui “interrupt,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + loqui “to speak” (see locution). Related: Interlocutory.

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