emcee

Definitions of emcee
  1. noun
    a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
    synonyms: host, master of ceremonies
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    examples:
    Edward Vincent Sullivan
    United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
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    compere
    British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
    Lord of Misrule
    a person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration
    question master, quizmaster
    the host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game
    ringmaster
    the person in charge of performances in a circus ring
    symposiarch, toastmaster
    the person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet
    toast mistress
    a woman toastmaster
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    entertainer
    a person who tries to please or amuse
  2. verb
    act as a master of ceremonies
    synonyms: compere
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    type of:
    host
    be the host of or for
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