verb (used with object), em·ceed, em·cee·ing.
verb (used without object), em·ceed, em·cee·ing.
Origin of emcee
Examples from the Web for emcee
Contemporary Examples of emcee
At the same time she moonlighted for 11 years as the emcee of the Disney-syndicated game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?Can Meredith Vieira Break the Daytime Curse?
September 4, 2014
Alan Cumming shimmered darkly and brilliantly as the emcee in the Cabaret performance.
The idea, presumably, is that booking a “big” name to emcee a reality-TV show will bring in more viewers.Why Is It So Hard to Be a Reality-TV Host?
April 25, 2013
As the music started up, Patsy proved the emcee and her father right.Pearl Harbor’s Anniversary Sparks Memories of a Long-Ago Dance Contest
December 7, 2012
Taking on the role of emcee, Jimmy Kimmel shared a few housekeeping reminders with the audience.White House Correspondents Dinner: 9 Best Moments (Video)
April 29, 2012
verb -cees, -ceeing or -ceed
Word Origin for emcee
1933, abbreviation of M.C., for master of ceremonies, a phrase attested from the 1660s.