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anchorwoman

Syllabification: an·chor·wom·an
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGkərˌwo͝omən
 
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Definition of anchorwoman in English:

noun (plural anchorwomen)

1A woman who presents and coordinates a live television or radio program involving other contributors.
Example sentences
  • Carrey's primary goal is to become the new anchorman at the station.
  • At the age of 21, he became the youngest ever anchorman in regional television.
  • High-definition TV means watching a picture so sharp you can count the hairs on an anchorman's nose.
2A female member of a relay team who runs the last leg: the team’s anchorwoman was the primary reason why they won April’s crown
More example sentences
  • When the anchorwoman for the German 4x100 relay drops the baton with a big lead, he is crestfallen.
  • Mathews would handle the baton on the second leg, and then Rudolph would hand off to anchorwoman Isabelle Daniels.
  • Anchorwoman Gemma Tattersall, who could have closed the gap with Germany, was eliminated for a fall when Chico Bella P landed steeply at the drop into the second water complex at fence 18

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