Definition of "quizmaster" []

  • A person who asks questions of contestants on a quiz show. (noun)
  • A person who puts questions to contestants on a quiz programme (noun)

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Use "quizmaster" in a sentence
  • "As most NPR devotees most likely already know, long-time NPR news anchor and "quizmaster" on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Carl Kasell is retiring."
  • "Imagine the other quizmaster Jezza – Paxman – doing that on University Challenge."
  • "Katherine Kingsley, who made a big impression in Aspects of Love, lends the contest's co-host a honey blonde vivacity and Steve Pemberton as her colleague has the fake omniscience of the smug quizmaster."