a person in charge of the performances in a circus ring.
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How to use ringmaster in a sentence
He later served in the Army and joined the Gatti-Charles Circus after seeing a help-wanted ad for a ringmaster.Paul Mooney, who wrote for Richard Pryor and appeared on ‘Chappelle’s Show,’ dies at 79 | Harrison Smith | May 19, 2021 | Washington Post
She died happy,” as one obituary writer put it, “as undisputed ringmaster of the international society circus.
Blagojevich will talk tough, and Genson, a skilled ringmaster, will create as many sideshows as possible.
Then the ringmaster he see how he had been fooled, and he was the sickest ringmaster you ever see, I reckon.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
In the summer, with the Big Top, I often simulated the ringmaster to make announcements from the center ring.David Lannarck, Midget | George S. Harney
Well, I felt sheepish enough to be took in so, but I wouldn't a been in that ringmaster's place, not for a thousand dollars.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
There was a slight pause and then Christopher reappeared in his costume as ringmaster.Letty and the Twins | Helen Sherman Griffith
The long whip he carried proclaimed his character as ringmaster.Letty and the Twins | Helen Sherman Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for ringmaster
the master of ceremonies in a circus
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