Chiefly Brit. a master of ceremonies (sense )
Origin of compèreFr, literally , godfather from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin compater, origin, originally , joint father (of the faithful) from Classical Latin com-, with + pater, father
The master of ceremonies, as of a television entertainment program or a variety show.
verbcom·pered, com·per·ing, com·peres
To serve as master of ceremonies for.
To serve as the master of ceremonies.
Origin of compereFrench compère from Old French godfather, companion from Medieval Latin compater Latin com- com- Latin pater father ; see pater .
(third-person singular simple present comperes, present participle compering, simple past and past participle compered)
- (intransitive) To act as compere.
- I will be compering for next week's Village Fete.
From French compÃ¨re.