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commère

/ (ˈkɒmɛə, French kɔmɛr) /
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noun
a female compere
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Word Origin for commère

French, literally: godmother, from com- + mère mother; see compere
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How to use commère in a sentence

  • The voice of an unseen stage-hand called thunderously to an invisible "Bill" to commere quick.

    Jill the Reckless|P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
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