Share this entry

Share this page

anchorman

Pronunciation: /ˈæŋkərmæn; ˈæŋkəmæn/

Translation of anchorman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -men /-men/)

  • 1.1 [Television/Televisión] presentador (masculine)
    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.
    1.2 [Sport/Deporte][ última persona de un equipo en competir, particularmente en carreras de relevos ]; (in tug-of-war) [ competidor colocado en uno de los extremos ]
    Example sentences
    • Weber, the anchorman of this immortal team, was the essence of unmuscled execution.
    • The anchorman on Coach McDonnell's team was South African, Alistair Cragg, who holds dual Irish citizenship and ran for Ireland in the World Cross-country Championships in Croatia last December.
    • As for complaining about aches and pains, ‘She doesn't do it more than anyone else,’ says Sam Norwood, anchorman on Talley's team.

Definition of anchorman in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day trocha
f
path …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.