Definition of


  1. (noun, person) British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
  2. (verb, social) act as a master of ceremonies

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Synonyms of Compere


Alternate forms of Compere

Derivations: compere

Hypernyms: emcee, host, master of ceremonies

Origin of the word Compere

  1. 1738, from Fr. comp?re "a godfather," from O.Fr. compere (from M.L. compater) "godfather," also a friendly greeting, "friend, brother," hence "fellow, familiar, intimate." more

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