an·​chor·​per·​son | \ ˈaŋ-kər-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce anchorperson (audio) \

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anchor, newscaster, newsreader [chiefly British]

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Examples of anchorperson in a Sentence

the new anchorperson did an admirable job of dealing with the late-breaking news story

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The sunny blonde GNN anchorperson would tell you about how someone was the recipient of a random act of kindness. Rita Wilson, Harper's BAZAAR, "Why Being Nice Is In," 14 Feb. 2010

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First Known Use of anchorperson

1972, in the meaning defined above

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