emcee

[ em-see ]
/ ˈɛmˈsi /

noun

verb (used with object), em·ceed, em·cee·ing.

to act as master of ceremonies for.

verb (used without object), em·ceed, em·cee·ing.

to act as master of ceremonies.

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Origin of emcee

1935–35, Americanism; spelling form of the abbreviation MC or M.C.
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emcee
/ (ˌɛmˈsiː) informal /

noun

a master of ceremonies

verb -cees, -ceeing or -ceed

to act as master of ceremonies (for or at)

Word Origin for emcee

C20: from the abbreviation MC
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