Compere meaning

kŏmpâr
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The master of ceremonies, as of a television entertainment program or a variety show.
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To serve as master of ceremonies for.
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To serve as the master of ceremonies.
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(chiefly UK) A master of ceremonies, especially for a television, variety or quiz show.

Every year I am the compere for our Church Quiz Night.

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(intransitive) To act as compere.

I will be compering for next week's Village Fete.

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Origin of compere

  • French compère from Old French godfather, companion from Medieval Latin compater Latin com- com- Latin pater father pater

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French compère.

    From Wiktionary