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emcee

noun em·cee \ ˌem-ˈsē \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018
plural emcees
: master of ceremonies; especially : a person who acts as host for a program of entertainment
  • The emcee primes the crowd and rock music pulses, bolstered by lasers and fireworks.
  • —Allison Glock

Examples of emcee in a Sentence

  1. acted as emcee for the evening's entertainment at the political convention

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Origin and Etymology of emcee

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emcee Synonyms


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emcee

verb
emceed; emceeing
: to act as master of ceremonies of
  • emcee an awards dinner
: to act as master of ceremonies

Examples of emcee in a Sentence

  1. She agreed to emcee at an awards dinner.

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First Known Use of emcee

1937

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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emcee

  • : to be the master of ceremonies for something



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