Pronunciation Noun

emcee (plural emcees)

  1. Alternative form of MC#English|MC in its senses as
    1. Master of ceremonies.
      • 1943, "Franklin W. Dixon" (Charles Leslie McFarlane), Hardy Boys 22: The Flickering Torch Mystery:
        "I'm the emcee for tonight," he proclaimed. "I'll announce your program."
    2. (music) A rapper.

emcee (emcees, present participle emceeing; past and past participle emceed)

  1. (ambitransitive) To act as the master of ceremonies (for).
  2. (intransitive, music) To rap as part of a hip-hop performance.
  • (act as the master of ceremonies) compere (UK)
  • (rap) See rap

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