announcer

noun an·nounc·er \ ə-ˈnau̇n(t)-sər \
|Updated on: 16 Aug 2018

Definition of announcer

: one who announces: such as
a : a person who introduces television or radio programs, makes commercial announcements, or gives station identification
b : a person who describes and comments on the action in a broadcast sports event

Examples of announcer in a Sentence

  1. He works part-time as an announcer for a local radio station.

  2. The racetrack announcer said that the next race was about to start.

  3. The announcer said that the catcher had injured his shoulder.

Recent Examples of announcer from the Web

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

First Known Use of announcer

circa 1611

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

announcer Synonyms



ANNOUNCER Defined for English Language Learners

announcer

Definition of announcer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who gives information on television or radio

  • : a person who gives information in a public place (such as a store or airport) especially using a loudspeaker

  • : a person who describes a sports event for television or radio


ANNOUNCER Defined for Kids

announcer

noun an·nounc·er \ ə-ˈnau̇n-sər \

Definition of announcer for Students

: a person who gives information on television or radio


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

subject to rapid or unexpected change

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Eponym Quiz

  • rubens-painting
  • Which is the best synonym of bowdlerize?
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!