Origin of compèreFr, literally , godfather from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin compater, origin, originally , joint father (of the faithful) from Classical Latin com-, with + pater, father
verbcom·pered, com·per·ing, com·peres
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.