quizmaster

noun
quiz·​mas·​ter | \ˈkwiz-ˌma-stər \

Definition of quizmaster 

: one who puts the questions to contestants in a quiz show

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Teams survived five rounds of intense questioning by John Mooney, the evening's quizmaster. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Shad Derby Trivia Contest Tests Knowledge," 26 Apr. 2018 Bruce Forsyth, an English entertainer, host and quizmaster whose career spanned the history of television, died on Friday at his home in London. The Associated Press, New York Times, "Bruce Forsyth, 89, Cheeky Fixture of British TV, Is Dead," 18 Aug. 2017

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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quizmaster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of quizmaster

: a person who asks the questions for people to answer on a quiz show

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