emceed

emcee

[em-see]
noun
1.
master of ceremonies.
verb (used with object), emceed, emceeing.
2.
to act as master of ceremonies for.
verb (used without object), emceed, emceeing.
3.
to act as master of ceremonies.

Origin:
1935–35, Americanism; spelling form of m.c.

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emcee (ˌɛmˈsiː)
 
n
1.  a master of ceremonies
 
vb , -cees, -ceeing, -ceed
2.  to act as master of ceremonies (for or at)
 
[C20: from the abbreviation MC]

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emcee
1933, abbrev. of master of ceremonies.
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emcee
master of ceremonies
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