noun (plural anchormen)
- 1 (also anchorwoman or anchorperson) A person who presents and coordinates a live television or radio programme involving other contributors.More example sentences
- ‘My 10-year plan includes becoming a news anchorwoman for a major television network,’ she says.
- But over the summer, we told you about Chicago's WBBM TV, which was offering viewers a no-frills newscast with a serious format and a serious anchorwoman, veteran broadcaster Carol Marin.
- When some television anchorwomen speak English, their poor pronunciation may give you goose bumps.
- 1.1The central or most dependable contributor to something: the anchorman of the Hampshire battingMore example sentences
- In February of 2001, Benshoof glided to his first career Senior International medal as the anchorman in a bronze medal performance by Team USA at the 35th Luge World Championships.
- Tomorrow England could play half as well and win and the outcome may depend on which team's anchorman, Nicky Butt or Gilberto Silva, drags his chain less.
- I didn't even know what was going on, even after I finished my third game as the team's anchorman.
- 2The member of a relay team who runs the last leg.More 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.
More definitions of anchormanDefinition of anchorman in:
- The US English dictionary