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compere

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noun com·pere \ˈkäm-ˌper\
variants: or

compère

Definition of compere

chiefly British

  1. :  the master of ceremonies of an entertainment (such as a television program)

Origin and Etymology of compere

French compère, literally, godfather — more at compeer


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compere

verb com·pere
variants: or

compère

Definition of compere

compered

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compèred

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compering

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compèring

  1. transitive verb
  2. chiefly British :  to act as compere for

  3. intransitive verb
  4. chiefly British :  to act as a compere

First Known Use of compere

1933

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