an·​chor·​wom·​an | \ ˈaŋ-kər-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce anchorwoman (audio) \

Definition of anchorwoman

: a woman who anchors a broadcast

Examples of anchorwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was deeply impressed by the Russian news Channel One protest by editor Marina Ovsyannikova, who held a handwritten sign behind an anchorwoman’s head during a 9 p.m. broadcast. Diane Bell Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Mar. 2022 This new episode revisits the mystery of Jodi Huisentruit, a young anchorwoman who vanished from her Iowa home in 1995. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 28 Jan. 2022 An anchorwoman on Italian state television became too emotional to continue broadcasting reactions to his death and had to be replaced. New York Times, 10 Jan. 2022 The Alamo City was also represented on the show with an appearance by KENS 5 anchorwoman Deborah Knapp in 2018 at the Witte Museum. Timothy Fanning, San Antonio Express-News, 28 Sep. 2021 But hours later, a prominent anchorwoman on state television, Khadija Amin, tearfully told a Clubhouse chat room that the Taliban had suspended her, and other women employees, indefinitely. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 Giovanna Pancheri, an anchorwoman on SkyTG24, one of Italy’s leading news channels, celebrated the victory with a Tweet, in English. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, 12 July 2021 Even after an initial American denial, an anchorwoman on Iranian state TV still repeated the announcement. Jon Gambrell, Star Tribune, 2 May 2021 Even after an initial American denial, an anchorwoman on Iranian state TV still repeated the announcement. Author: Jon Gambrell, Isabel Debre And Matthew Lee, Anchorage Daily News, 2 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of anchorwoman

1969, in the meaning defined above

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30 Mar 2022

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“Anchorwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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