Definition of anchorman
1 : a person who is last: such asa : the member of a team who competes last the anchorman on a relay teamb : the student who has the lowest scholastic standing in a graduating class
2 : a broadcaster (as on a news program) who introduces reports by other broadcasters and usually reads the news
3 : moderator 2c
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In last week’s challenge, Cosmopolitan writer Alex Rees squared off against local anchorman Wayne Harvey.
About that Anchorman: Anderson has always been into punny and pop-culture references for his beer names.
Idolizing his fellow Canadian, the ABC news presenter Peter Jennings, Brûlé aspired to be an anchorman himself, and in his early twenties worked in London for the BBC.
Fox 4 anchorman Phil Witt signed off the air Tuesday night after nearly four decades in Kansas City’s news business.
There was a time, a time before cable news, when the network anchorman reigned supreme.
FACEBOOK TWITTER EMAIL ME He's been a race-car driver, a Santa's elf and a TV anchorman in the movies.
In 1975, CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite invited Hall to join the network's team at the Kennedy Space Center to cover the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project and the launch of astronauts Deke Slayton, Tom Stafford and Vance Brand.
In terms of snappy dialogue and (endlessly) quotable one-liners, BoG definitely doesn’t match up to instant classics like Anchorman or even Old School.
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Definition of anchorman for English Language Learners
: a man who reads the news and introduces the reports of other broadcasters on a television news program
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