HyperDic: master_of_ceremonies

English > 1 sense of the expression master of ceremonies:
NOUNperson master of ceremonies, emcee, hosta person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
English > master of ceremonies: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers).
Synonymsemcee, 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

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