/ (ˈkɒmɛə, French kɔmɛr) /
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a female compere
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Word Origin for commère
French, literally: godmother, from com- + mère mother; see compere
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Example sentences from the Web for commère
The voice of an unseen stage-hand called thunderously to an invisible "Bill" to commere quick.Jill the Reckless|P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse