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ringmaster

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noun ring·mas·ter \ˈriŋ-ˌmas-tər\

Simple Definition of ringmaster

  • : a person whose job is to introduce the performers in a circus and to talk to the audience between performances

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ringmaster

  1. :  one in charge of performances in a ring (as of a circus); broadly :  a supervisor or moderator especially of a performance or presentation <the ringmaster of a talk show>


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