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ringmaster

Syllabification: ring·mas·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈriNGˌmastər
 
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Definition of ringmaster in English:

noun

The person directing a circus performance.
Example sentences
  • There, standing on top of a rather large, dusty old theatrical trunk, projecting all the enthusiasm of a ringmaster on the opening night of the circus, was the magician.
  • The ringmaster escorts the high-wire and animal acts into the rings.
  • We can't go on tonight without a ringmaster, and your highwire magic show is the highlight of the Circus!

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