conferencier

noun con·fe·ren·cier \kōⁿfāräⁿsyā\

Definition of conferencier

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  lecturer b :  a master of ceremonies of a revue

  2. 2 :  one taking part in a diplomatic conference :  conferee

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Origin and Etymology of conferencier

French, from conférence lecture (from Middle French conference comparison, discussion) + -ier -er


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