Definition of commère in English:

commère

noun

British
  • A female compère.

    • ‘The opera also includes three additional saints, a commère, a compère, and a chorus of attendant saints.’
    • ‘She also worked variously as a commère, magician's assistant, band singer, solo act and member of a touring road show.’

Origin

Early 20th century: French, literally ‘godmother’, feminine of compère.

Pronunciation

commère

/ˈkɒmɛː/