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compere

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

Definition of compere

chiefly British
: 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
variants: or compère

Definition of compere

compered or compèred; compering or compèring
chiefly British : to act as compere for
chiefly British : to act as a compere

First Known Use of compere

1933

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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