anchorwoman

noun
an·​chor·​wom·​an | \-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of anchorwoman 

: a woman who anchors a broadcast

Examples of anchorwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Watch #PermitPatty sob her way through the interview below, and pay extra-close attention to the shady way in which the anchorwoman relays her story. Monique Judge, The Root, "From White Privilege to White Tears: #PermitPatty Sobs That She Really Didn’t Mean for Police to Come," 25 June 2018 WPLG-Channel 10 morning anchorwoman Jacey Birch has filed for divorce against her husband of three years, former Local 10 weatherman Trent Aric. Jose Lambiet, miamiherald, "Channel 10 anchor files for divorce from station's ex-weatherman | Miami Herald," 16 Apr. 2018 NBC News reporter and anchorwoman Jessica Savitch, 36, and New York Post executive Martin Fischbein, 34, died in a car accident in New Hope, Pennsylvania. CBS News, "Today in history: A controversial rape comment and key Civil War battle," 23 Oct. 2017 His new partner is a loutish drunk (Christopher McDonald) with a disillusioned anchorwoman (Jennifer Ehle) for a wife. Robert Abele, latimes.com, "'Wetlands' is a detective thriller so amateur it's criminal," 14 Sep. 2017 A few hours later, the post was picked up by Leigh’s Lost and Found, a Facebook page that’s a partnership with KSPR news anchorwoman Leigh Moody and the Springfield animal control shelter. Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity.com, "SS Wraps the 20-foot Burmese python is on the loose in southwest Missouri," 21 May 2017 The leak snagged the details of dozens of elite iPad early adopters such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, anchorwoman Diane Sawyer of ABC News, New York Times CEO Janet Robinson and Col. Kim Zetter, WIRED, "AT&T Exposes Data on 100,000 iPad 3G Owners," 9 June 2010

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'anchorwoman.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of anchorwoman

1969, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anchorwoman

Share anchorwoman

Statistics for anchorwoman

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anchorwoman

The first known use of anchorwoman was in 1969

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for anchorwoman

anchorwoman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of anchorwoman

: a woman who reads the news and introduces the reports of other broadcasters on a television news program

More from Merriam-Webster on anchorwoman

Spanish Central: Translation of anchorwoman

Comments on anchorwoman

What made you want to look up anchorwoman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

full of whispering sounds

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!