presenter

[ pri-zen-ter ]
/ prɪˈzɛn tər /

noun

a person or thing that presents.
a person who presents an award, as at a formal ceremony.

Origin of presenter

First recorded in 1535–45; present2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for presenter

presenter

/ (prɪˈzɛntə) /

noun

a person who presents something or someone
radio television a person who introduces a show, links items, interviews guests, etc; compere
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Word Origin and History for presenter

presenter


n.

1540s, "one who presents" (a position, degree, etc.), agent noun from present (v.); meaning "host of a radio or television program" is from 1967.

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