master of ceremonies
master of ceremonies definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a person who supervises a ceremony
- ☆ a person who presides over an entertainment, as on a radio or television program or in a nightclub, at a banquet, etc., introducing the speakers or performers, filling in the intervals with jokes, etc.
master of ceremonies definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. masters of ceremonies
- A person who acts as host at a formal event, making the welcoming speech and introducing other speakers.
- A performer who conducts a program of varied entertainment by introducing other performers to the audience.