Meaning of HOST in English

HOST

n. 1 hostess, innkeeper, hotelier, hotel-keeper, hotelman, landlord or landlady, manager or manageress, proprietor or proprietress, Brit publican As host, it is my responsibility to greet the guests 2 entertainer, master or mistress of ceremonies, emcee, MC, announcer, Brit presenter, compère, US tummler For twenty years he has been the host of popular TV quiz shows

v. 3 entertain, act or play the host or hostess, have She hosts a dinner-party for close friends every Wednesday

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