from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who asks questions of contestants on a quiz show.
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- n. A person who poses questions to contestants on a quiz show.
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- n. the host or chairman of a radio or tv quiz show or panel game
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As most NPR devotees most likely already know, long-time NPR news anchor and "quizmaster" on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Carl Kasell is retiring.
Imagine the other quizmaster Jezza – Paxman – doing that on University Challenge.
Katherine Kingsley, who made a big impression in Aspects of Love, lends the contest's co-host a honey blonde vivacity and Steve Pemberton as her colleague has the fake omniscience of the smug quizmaster.
Care to waste a little more time trying to beat our quizmaster?
As the game gets close to starting, a few people including the bar owner Freddy and our quizmaster Hank not their real names stop by my table to ask me where everyone else is.
One Tail's Medical and Finance Coordinator, Jeff Kitchen, is also the quizmaster at our regular Wednesday night pub trivia event.
The quizmaster reads each question, then plays a four-minute song.
Teams write their answers down on slips of paper, together with their point value, team name and league number, and turn their slips in to the quizmaster before the end of the song.
At the start of each round, the quizmaster announces the three categories that will be used.
Going into the second half of play, the quizmaster reports the current standings.