master of ceremonies

Definitions of master of ceremonies
  1. noun
    a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
    synonyms: emcee, host
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    Edward Vincent Sullivan
    United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
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    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
    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
    type of:
    a person who tries to please or amuse
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