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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: M. C., short for master of ceremonies

emcee

noun
     
Related topics: Performing
em‧cee [countable] American English
AP
master of ceremonies
someone who introduces the performers on a television or radio programme or at a social event:
a game show emcee
emcee verb [intransitive and transitive]

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