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emcee

[ em-see ]
/ ˈɛmˈsi /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for emcee

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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