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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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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