announcer

noun

an·​nounc·​er ə-ˈnau̇n(t)-sər How to pronounce announcer (audio)
: 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

He works part-time as an announcer for a local radio station. The racetrack announcer said that the next race was about to start. The announcer said that the catcher had injured his shoulder.
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Word History

First Known Use

1549, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of announcer was in 1549

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“Announcer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/announcer. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

announcer

noun
an·​nounc·​er ə-ˈnau̇n(t)-sər How to pronounce announcer (audio)
: one who announces: 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

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