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em·cee

 (ĕm′sē′)
n.
A master of ceremonies.
v. em·ceed, em·cee·ing, em·cees
v.tr.
To serve as master of ceremonies of: emcee a variety show.
v.intr.
To act as master of ceremonies.

[Pronunciation of MC.]

emcee

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

em•cee

(ˈɛmˈsi)

n., v. -ceed, -cee•ing. n.
1. master of ceremonies.
v.i., v.t.
2. to serve or direct as master of ceremonies.
[1930–35, Amer.; sp. form of MC]

emcee


Past participle: emceed
Gerund: emceeing

Imperative
emcee
emcee
Present
I emcee
you emcee
he/she/it emcees
we emcee
you emcee
they emcee
Preterite
I emceed
you emceed
he/she/it emceed
we emceed
you emceed
they emceed
Present Continuous
I am emceeing
you are emceeing
he/she/it is emceeing
we are emceeing
you are emceeing
they are emceeing
Present Perfect
I have emceed
you have emceed
he/she/it has emceed
we have emceed
you have emceed
they have emceed
Past Continuous
I was emceeing
you were emceeing
he/she/it was emceeing
we were emceeing
you were emceeing
they were emceeing
Past Perfect
I had emceed
you had emceed
he/she/it had emceed
we had emceed
you had emceed
they had emceed
Future
I will emcee
you will emcee
he/she/it will emcee
we will emcee
you will emcee
they will emcee
Future Perfect
I will have emceed
you will have emceed
he/she/it will have emceed
we will have emceed
you will have emceed
they will have emceed
Future Continuous
I will be emceeing
you will be emceeing
he/she/it will be emceeing
we will be emceeing
you will be emceeing
they will be emceeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been emceeing
you have been emceeing
he/she/it has been emceeing
we have been emceeing
you have been emceeing
they have been emceeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been emceeing
you will have been emceeing
he/she/it will have been emceeing
we will have been emceeing
you will have been emceeing
they will have been emceeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been emceeing
you had been emceeing
he/she/it had been emceeing
we had been emceeing
you had been emceeing
they had been emceeing
Conditional
I would emcee
you would emcee
he/she/it would emcee
we would emcee
you would emcee
they would emcee
Past Conditional
I would have emceed
you would have emceed
he/she/it would have emceed
we would have emceed
you would have emceed
they would have emceed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emcee - a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)emcee - a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
entertainer - a person who tries to please or amuse
compere - British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc
Lord of Misrule - a person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration
question master, quizmaster - the host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game
ringmaster - the person in charge of performances in a circus ring
symposiarch, toastmaster - the person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet
Verb1.emcee - act as a master of ceremonies
host - be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night"
Translations
Spielleiter

emcee

[ˈemˈsiː] (US)
A. Npresentador(a) m/f
B. VTpresentar
to emcee a showpresentar un espectáculo

emcee

[ˌɛmˈsiː] nmaître m de cérémonie

emcee

nConférencier m; (on TV also) → Showmaster(in) m(f); (at private functions) → Zeremonienmeister(in) m(f)
vt showals Conférencier etc leiten
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