toastmistress

toastmistress

[tohst-mis-truhs]
noun
a woman who presides at a dinner, introduces the after-dinner speakers, and often proposes toasts.

Origin:
1920–25; toast2 + mistress


See -ess.
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toastmaster (ˈtəʊstˌmɑːstə)
 
n
a person who introduces after-dinner speakers, proposes or announces toasts, etc, at public or formal dinners
 
'toastmistress
 
fem n

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