noun (plural anchorwomen)
1A woman who presents and coordinates a live television or radio program involving other contributors.
- John and Jimmy even plead with the blow-dried anchorman at a local TV station to air a special report on Mikey.
- Having watched what happened with my father as an anchorman, I understand that the idea is that news has a problem: they're losing viewers.
- He becomes Ron: the shallow-but-photogenic anchorman whose back-stage pettiness contradicts his on-screen friendliness.
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
- 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
- Mathews would handle the baton on the second leg, and then Rudolph would hand off to anchorwoman Isabelle Daniels.
- When the anchorwoman for the German 4x100 relay drops the baton with a big lead, he is crestfallen.
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