or co·an·chor

[ koh-ang-ker ]

verb (used with or without object)
  1. to anchor (a news broadcast or other program) jointly with at least one other person: Co-anchoring a local news show in my own hometown has been a wonderful experience.As sportscasters for a major network, they coanchored with complete professionalism, but behind the scenes, there was a lot of friction.

  1. a person who co-anchors: The station has announced a new format for its morning news program, but the co-anchors have not yet been named.

Origin of co-anchor

First recorded in 1965–70; co- + anchor

Other words from co-anchor

  • co-an·chor·ship, co·an·chor·ship, noun

Words Nearby co-anchor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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