Definitions

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

  • n. A woman who narrates or coordinates a newscast in which several correspondents give reports.
  • n. Sports A woman who is an anchor in a competition, such as a relay race.

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  • n. A female anchorperson.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a woman television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute. Female correlate of anchorman.

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Examples

  • Even Furuse's bosses at Japan's TBS network face the facts, quoting this spokesman who said "Furuse isn't the main anchorwoman, but the media have been reporting that the 'suikappu' will be on, so it's good PR, at least."

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The danger of war should be removed and peace safeguarded in the Korean peninsula, said the message, which was also read by a North Korean anchorwoman in a state television broadcast monitored in Seoul.

    N. Korea warns war would bring 'nuclear holocaust'

  • "The danger of war should be removed and peace safeguarded in the Korean peninsula," said the message, which was also read by a North Korean anchorwoman in a state television broadcast monitored in Seoul.

    North Korea Warns War Would Bring 'Nuclear Holocaust'

  • "The danger of war should be removed and peace safeguarded in the Korean peninsula," said the message, which was also emphatically read by a North Korean anchorwoman, wearing traditional Korean dress, in a state television broadcast monitored in Seoul.

    North Korea Calls For Better Ties With Warning

  • With Amanpour, Goldston said he was proud to have an anchorwoman on scene who doesn't flinch when jet fighters roar overhead.

    Amanpour's Trip To Egypt Shows 'This Week' Changes

  • The majority of the cases involve children or teenagers, but not all: Grace will talk about a 27-year-old television anchorwoman from Iowa who has been missing since 1995, for example.

    Nancy Grace Doing 50 Shows On Missing People

  • Some of the more vitriolic regime propagandists, such as pouty anchorwoman Hala Misrati, were tracked down and jailed after Tripoli's fall, alongside thousands of other suspected Gadhafi loyalists.

    In Tripoli Blacklist, Fears of Purge to Come

  • Mr. Lee made his comment about the possibility of renewed dialogue during a 90-minute discussion with a television anchorwoman and a university professor.

    South Korea’s President Offers Possibility of Summit with the North

  • The anchorwoman said she had not been allowed to portray the protests honestly and could not tell her viewers that the demonstrators' top demand was the resignation of Mubarak.

    Egypt's state-run media starting to shift from pro-Mubarak coverage

  • “Another shark sighting today on the Jersey Shore,” said the anchorwoman.

    Shore Thing

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