from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An anchorman or an anchorwoman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The primary reporter on a television news broadcast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an anchorman or anchorwoman. The anchorperson usually begins the broadcast, discusses certain topics, and introduces new topics, which may be discussed by other reprorters, especially when the report is recorded or broadcast from a location other than the main broadcast studio.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute


From anchor +‎ person, by analogy with anchorman. (Wiktionary)



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