compere


1com·pere

noun \ˈkäm-ˌper\

Definition of COMPERE

chiefly British
:  the master of ceremonies of an entertainment (as a television program)

Variants of COMPERE

com·pere or com·père \ˈkäm-ˌper\

Origin of COMPERE

French compère, literally, godfather — more at compeer
First Known Use: 1914

2compere

verb
com·pered or com·pèredcom·per·ing or com·pèr·ing

Definition of COMPERE

transitive verb
chiefly British
:  to act as compere for
intransitive verb
chiefly British :  to act as a compere

Variants of COMPERE

compere or compère

First Known Use of COMPERE

1933

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