Definition of Ringmaster

1. Noun. The person in charge of performances in a circus ring.

Generic synonyms: Emcee, Host, Master Of Ceremonies



Definition of Ringmaster

1. n. One in charge of the performances (as of horses) within the ring in a circus.

Definition of Ringmaster

1. Noun. The person who manages the performers in a circus ring ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ringmaster

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ringmaster

ringings
ringleader
ringleaders
ringleading
ringless
ringlestone
ringlestones
ringlet
ringleted
ringlets
ringletted
ringlike
ringmail
ringman
ringmaster
ringmasters
ringmen
ringneck
ringneck dove
ringneck snake
ringnecks
ringolevio
ringpiece
ringpieces
rings
rings in
ringside
ringside seat
ringsider

Literary usage of Ringmaster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dogdom: Monthly (1920)
"15 Ibs., a son of Ch. Peter King; dam has 3 direct generations of Ringmaster; guaranteed fee, ПО. I have the largest kennel of Bostons in Massachusetts. ..."

2. Dr. J. B. Cranfill's Chronicle: A Story of Life in Texas by James Britton Cranfill (1916)
"In the circus proper, the most interesting thing to me was the badinage between the clown and the ringmaster. The two chief jokes of that day linger with me ..."

3. A Vagabond Journey Around the World: A Narrative of Personal Experience by Harry Alverson Franck (1911)
"The ringmaster looked me over with critical dispassion from my shorn head to ... snapped the ringmaster. I pleaded in exoneration a few years of gymnasium ..."

4. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"The ringmaster turns and moves around in a circle, snapping his whip at each flourish, and calling the name of some animal. The players in the circle ..."

5. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"One is chosen for ringmaster and stands in the center. If he can flourish a whip like a true ringmaster in the circus, the interest of the game will be ..."

6. Records and Reminiscences, Personal and General by Francis Cowley Burnand (1904)
"over by a great broad-chested, heavy-moustached ringmaster, in short military mess jacket with gold braid and epaulettes, the inimitable Widdicomb! ..."

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