[ kom-pair ]
/ ˈkɒm pɛər /
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a host, master of ceremonies, or the like, especially of a stage revue or television program.
verb (used with object), com·pèred, com·pèr·ing.
to act as compère for: to compère the new game show.
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British Dictionary definitions for compère
/ (ˈkɒmpɛə) British /
a master of ceremonies who introduces cabaret, television acts, etc
to act as a compere (for)
Word Origin for compere
C20: from French, literally: godfather; see compeer, compadre
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