AskDefine | Define compere

Dictionary Definition

compere n : British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc v : act as a master of ceremonies [syn: emcee]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. In the context of "mostly|UK": a master of ceremonies in a television, variety or quiz show. Also used more generally for any master of ceremonies.
    Every year I am the compere for our Church Quiz Night.

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Verb

  1. In the context of "intransitive|transitive": to act as compere.
    I will be compering for next week's Village Fete.

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Italian

Noun

compere
  1. Plural of compera

Extensive Definition

Compère can refer to either:
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