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toastmaster

[tohst-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈtoʊstˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person who presides at a dinner and introduces the after-dinner speakers.
2.
a person who proposes or announces toasts.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; toast2 + master
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  • During a dinner party at which the then raging beauty and her raging suitors were all present, the toastmaster.
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toastmaster

/ˈtəʊstˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
a person who introduces after-dinner speakers, proposes or announces toasts, etc, at public or formal dinners
Derived Forms
toastmistress, noun:feminine
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