announcer

[ uh-noun-ser ]
/ əˈnaʊn sər /

noun

a person who announces, especially one who introduces programs, presents news items, reads advertisements, and does other similar assignments over radio or television.

Origin of announcer

1605–15; 1920–25 in radio use; announce + -er1
Related formspre·an·nounc·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for announcer

announcer

/ (əˈnaʊnsə) /

noun

a person who announces, esp one who reads the news, introduces programmes, etc, on radio or television
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Word Origin and History for announcer

announcer


n.

1610s, agent noun from announce. Radio sense is recorded from 1922.

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