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.

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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