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Definition of "compere" []

  • The master of ceremonies, as of a television entertainment program or a variety show. (noun)
  • To serve as master of ceremonies for. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve as the master of ceremonies. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "compere" in a sentence
  • "On the front, Mariella Frostrup, who presumably didn't have to sign a non-disclosure form for her role as an official "compere" for the leaders 'spouses, has plenty of observations from inside the tent, but there's nothing about her emotional speech about the value of education."
  • "• Royal wedding news now, and wasn't it kind of Alton Towers to give the Duchess of Fergie the chance to compere its wedding coverage on April 29, especially as pointedly, and poignantly, she hasn't been invited to the much awaited love-in?"
  • "Davies pops up a lot – as a compere and on Ready Steady Go!"