ringmaster

[ ring-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]
/ ˈrɪŋˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər /

noun

a person in charge of the performances in a circus ring.

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Origin of ringmaster

First recorded in 1870–75; ring1 + master
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British Dictionary definitions for ringmaster

ringmaster
/ (ˈrɪŋˌmɑːstə) /

noun

the master of ceremonies in a circus
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