Definition of master of ceremonies in English:

master of ceremonies

Syllabification: mas·ter of cer·e·mo·nies


  • A person who introduces speakers, players, or entertainers.
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    • It is a good idea to have someone acting as master of ceremonies and introducing speakers.
    • To add spice to the event, well-known TV personalities were introduced as the masters of ceremonies.
    • One story tells of a committee that did this, telling the master of ceremonies to warn speakers that if they went past the allotted time, they would be mowed down with a sharp bang of the gavel.

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