HyperDic: emcee

English > 2 senses of the word emcee:
NOUNperson emcee, master of ceremonies, hosta person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
VERBsocialemcee, compereact as a master of ceremonies
emcee > pronunciation
Soundseh'msiy'
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > emcee: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers).
Synonymsmaster of ceremonies, host
InstancesSullivan, Ed Sullivan, Edward Vincent SullivanUnited States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974)
NarrowerLord of MisruleA person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration
compereBritish term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
question master, quizmasterThe host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game / game
ringmasterThe person in charge of performances in a circus ring
toastmaster, symposiarchThe person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet
BroaderentertainerA person who tries to please or amuse
Spanishconductor, maestro de ceremonias, presentador
Catalanmestre de cerimònies
Verbsemceeact as a master of ceremonies
English > emcee: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningact as a master of ceremonies.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymcompere
BroaderhostBe the host of or for
Spanishanimar, presentar
Catalananimar, presentar
Nounsemceea person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

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