noun \ə-ˈnan(t)-sər\

: a person who gives information on television or radio

: a person who gives information in a public place (such as a store or airport) especially using a loudspeaker

: a person who describes a sports event for television or radio

Full Definition of ANNOUNCER

:  one who announces: as
a :  a person who introduces television or radio programs, makes commercial announcements, or gives station identification
b :  a person who describes and comments on the action in a broadcast sports event

Examples of ANNOUNCER

  1. He works part-time as an announcer for a local radio station.
  2. The racetrack announcer said that the next race was about to start.
  3. The announcer said that the catcher had injured his shoulder.

First Known Use of ANNOUNCER

circa 1611

Rhymes with ANNOUNCER


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