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.