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A person who asks questions of contestants on a quiz show.


a person who puts questions to contestants on a quiz programme


(ˈkwɪzˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

a person who asks questions of contestants in a quiz show.
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Noun1.quizmaster - the host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel gamequizmaster - the host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
emcee, master of ceremonies, host - a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)


[ˈkwɪzˌmɑːstəʳ] n (TV, Radio) → presentatore m (di quiz)
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