Definition of commère in English:

commère

Line breaks: com|mère
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmɛː
 
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noun

British
  • A female compère.
    More example sentences
    • The opera also includes three additional saints, a commère, a compère, and a chorus of attendant saints.
    • She also worked variously as a commère, magician's assistant, band singer, solo act and member of a touring road show.

Origin

early 20th century: French, literally 'godmother', feminine of compère.

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