toastmaster

[ tohst-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]
/ ˈtoʊstˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər /

noun

a person who presides at a dinner and introduces the after-dinner speakers.
a person who proposes or announces toasts.

Origin of toastmaster

First recorded in 1740–50; toast2 + master
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toastmaster

/ (ˈtəʊstˌmɑːstə) /

noun

a person who introduces after-dinner speakers, proposes or announces toasts, etc, at public or formal dinners

Derived Forms

toastmistress, fem n
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