Emcee - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |emˈsiː|  American pronunciation of the word emcee
Brit.  |ɛmˈsiː|  British pronunciation of the word emcee

noun

- a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers) (syn: host)

verb

- act as a master of ceremonies (syn: compere)

Examples

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

She agreed to emcee at an awards dinner.

The concert will be emceed by the actor Roger Moore.

...the emcee told some good boffs that kept the ceremony from becoming too serious...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: emcee
he/she/it: emcees
present participle: emceeing
past tense: emceed
past participle: emceed
noun
singular: emcee
plural: emcees
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