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EMCEE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does emcee mean? 

EMCEE (noun)
  The noun EMCEE has 1 sense:

1. a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

  Familiarity information: EMCEE used as a noun is very rare.


EMCEE (verb)
  The verb EMCEE has 1 sense:

1. act as a master of ceremonies

  Familiarity information: EMCEE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMCEE (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

emcee; master of ceremonies; host

Hypernyms ("emcee" is a kind of...):

entertainer (a person who tries to please or amuse)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "emcee"):

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)

Instance hyponyms:

Ed Sullivan; Edward Vincent Sullivan; Sullivan (United States host on a well known television variety show (1902-1974))


EMCEE (verb)


Sense 1emcee [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act as a master of ceremonies

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

compere; emcee

Hypernyms (to "emcee" is one way to...):

host (be the host of or for)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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