ringmaster

[ ring-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]SEE DEFINITION OF ringmaster
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RINGMASTER

And after we had quieted down a little, the ringmaster says: "As big as that?"

"Pretend it's all a joke," whispered the ringmaster fiercely.

The ringmaster and the clown came into the ring and faced the crowd.

At the same time he carried on a running conversation with the ringmaster.

I was so slow that the ringmaster touched me up with his whip.

The long whip he carried proclaimed his character as ringmaster.

There was a slight pause and then Christopher reappeared in his costume as ringmaster.

"Ladies and gentlemen, and all friends," began the ringmaster.

The ringmaster wore a vaguely Arabic costume, in all variations of red.

You have no conception of the life a ringmaster leads before a fight.

WORD ORIGIN

1842, from ring (n.1) in the circus sense + master (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RINGMASTER

master of ceremonies

nounformal host
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