emcee

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Etymology[edit]

From the pronunciation of the abbreviation MC, master of ceremonies.

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Noun[edit]

emcee (plural emcees)

  1. Alternative form of MC in its senses as
    1. Master of ceremonies.
    2. (music) A rapper.

Verb[edit]

emcee (third-person singular simple present emcees, present participle emceeing, simple past and past participle emceed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To act as the master of ceremonies (for).
  2. (intransitive, music) To rap as part of a hip-hop performance.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (act as the master of ceremonies): compere (UK)
  • (rap): See rap

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