Definition of anchorwoman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæŋkəwʊmən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋkərwʊmən//
(pl. anchorwomen
BrE BrE//ˈæŋkəwɪmɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋkərwɪmɪn//
(also anchor especially in North American English) TV people
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a woman who presents a live radio or television programme and introduces reports by other people More Like This Masculine, feminine and ungendered form anchorman/​anchorwoman, assemblyman/​assemblywoman, businessman/​businesswoman/​businessperson, actor/​actress, cameraman/​camerawoman, chairman/​chairwoman/​chair, congressman/​congresswoman, nobleman/​noblewoman, patrolman/​patrolwoman, policeman/​policewoman/​police officer, salesman/​saleswoman/​salesperson, spokesman/​spokeswoman/​spokesperson, sportsman/​sportswoman/​sportsperson, stuntman/​stuntwoman, waiter/​waitress/​waitperson, weatherman/​weathergirlSee worksheet. See related entries: TV people
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anchorwoman