commère

noun

a female compere

Nearby words

  1. commuter belt,
  2. commuter marriage,
  3. commuter tax,
  4. commutual,
  5. commy,
  6. comnenian,
  7. comnenus,
  8. como,
  9. como, lake,
  10. comodo

Word Origin for commère

French, literally: godmother, from com- + mère mother; see compere

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Examples 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