toastmaster


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toast·mas·ter

(tōst′măs′tər)
n.
A person who proposes the toasts and introduces the speakers at a banquet.

toastmaster

(ˈtəʊstˌmɑːstə)
n
a person who introduces after-dinner speakers, proposes or announces toasts, etc, at public or formal dinners
ˈtoastˌmistress fem n

toast•mas•ter

(ˈtoʊstˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

n.
a person who presides at a dinner and introduces the after-dinner speakers.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toastmaster - the person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet
emcee, master of ceremonies, host - a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
toast mistress - a woman toastmaster
Translations

toastmaster

[ˈtəʊstmɑːstər] nanimateur m pour réceptionstoast rack nporte-toast m inv

toastmaster

[ˈtəʊstˌmɑːstəʳ] ndirettore m dei brindisi
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