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toastmistress

[ tohst-mis-truhs ]
/ ˈtoʊstˌmɪs trəs /
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noun
a woman who presides at a dinner, introduces the after-dinner speakers, and often proposes toasts.
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Origin of toastmistress

First recorded in 1920–25; toast2 + mistress

usage note for toastmistress

See -ess.

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