ringmaster

noun ring·mas·ter \ ˈriŋ-ˌma-stər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ringmaster

: one in charge of performances in a ring (as of a circus); broadly : a supervisor or moderator especially of a performance or presentation
  • the ringmaster of a talk show

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First Known Use of ringmaster

1845


RINGMASTER Defined for English Language Learners

ringmaster

noun

Definition of ringmaster for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to introduce the performers in a circus and to talk to the audience between performances


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