ringmaster

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noun ring·mas·ter \ˈriŋ-ˌmas-tər\

Definition of ringmaster

  1. :  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>

1859

First Known Use of ringmaster

1859


RINGMASTER Defined for English Language Learners

ringmaster

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noun ring·mas·ter \ˈriŋ-ˌmas-tər\

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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