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emcee definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers) [syn: master of ceremonies, emcee, host] v
1: act as a master of ceremonies [syn: emcee, compere]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: MC Date: circa 1933 master of ceremonies II. verb (emceed; emceeing) Date: 1937 transitive verb to act as master of ceremonies of <emcee an awards dinner> intransitive verb to act as master of ceremonies

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & v. colloq. --n. a master of ceremonies or compère. --v.tr. & intr. (emcees, emceed) compère. Etymology: the letters MC

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(emcees, emceeing, emceed) 1. An emcee is the same as a master of ceremonies. (AM) N-COUNT 2. To emcee an event or performance of something means to act as master of ceremonies for it. (AM) I'm going to be emceeing a costume contest... That first night I emceed I was absolutely terrified. VERB: V n, V

Moby Thesaurus

AFTRA, Abbot of Unreason, DJ, Lord of Misrule, MC, anchor man, announcer, attorney, auteur, bailiff, ballyhoo man, barker, broadcaster, butler, callboy, commentator, costume designer, costumer, costumier, croupier, curator, custodian, director, disk jockey, equestrian director, exhibitor, factor, guardian, housekeeper, impresario, landreeve, librarian, majordomo, makeup man, marshal, master of ceremonies, news commentator, newscaster, playreader, proctor, procurator, producer, program director, programmer, prompter, radiobroadcaster, ringmaster, scenewright, seneschal, set designer, showman, social director, sound-effects man, spieler, sportscaster, stage director, stage manager, steward, theater man, theatrician, ticket collector, toastmaster, usher, usherer, usherette



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