co·​host | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈhōst How to pronounce cohost (audio) \
variants: or co-host
plural cohosts or co-hosts

Definition of cohost

: one of two or more people who host something (such as a television show) together As cohost of the network's late-night wrap-ups of its Winter Olympics coverage, the effervescent Sullivan drew nothing but encomiums— Harry F. Waters The one-hour show, airing weekday mornings on ABC, includes a 15-minute discussion among the four co-hosts about that day's "hot topics" …— Josh Young The third annual West Texas Salute to Veterans has been scheduled … . Co-hosts for the event are Lubbock National Bank and Silent Wings Museum.— Ray Westbrook

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Other Words from cohost

cohost or co-host verb, transitive + intransitive
Publicly Moscow supports North Korea's demand to cohost the Games. Newsweek So why does he co-host a weekly podcast about American University basketball? — Dan Steinberg The sneaker giant is lending its name to what could develop into a massive promotional sporting event co-hosted by the City of Portland, Ore. … — Melanie Wells

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As the newsroom reels from the professional and personal ramifications of the scandal, a skilled reporter (Witherspoon) rises above the pack and is vetted by the network as a new-cohost – even as Aniston’s character begins to break down. Isaac Feldberg,, "Aniston, Witherspoon and Carell are journalists at war in ‘Morning Show’ trailer," 19 Aug. 2019 Friday marked Sara Gilbert‘s final show as a cohost of The Talk, and the emotional hour was replete with memories, champagne, and so many tissues. Tyler Aquilina,, "All the most emotional moments from Sara Gilbert's farewell episode of The Talk," 2 Aug. 2019 And with that the duo became the first female cohosts in the behemoth NBC franchise’s 66-year history. Mattie Kahn, Glamour, "9 Times Being a Woman in 2018 Was Genuinely Powerful," 30 Oct. 2018 Look for new episodes of Behind the Walls every two or three weeks and, in between, follow my prisons coverage in the Chronicle and follow cohost Lance Lowry's news through his nonprofit, the Texas Correctional Institute. Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, "Listen: Jail deaths, sinking submarines, and the woes of privatized correctional healthcare," 24 July 2019 Look for new episodes every two or three weeks and, in between, follow my prisons coverage in the Chronicle and follow news from my cohost Lance Lowry through his nonprofit, the Texas Correctional Institute. Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, "Listen: Can a felon be a lawyer in Texas? Meet Bill Savoie.," 19 July 2019 Read With Jenna began on a monthly basis in March, when Hager was announced as cohost of Today’s fourth hour. David Canfield,, "How Jenna Bush Hager became the new book club queen," 24 June 2019 My background has given me a different point of view than my cohosts on The View have. Colleen Leahey Mckeegan, Marie Claire, "Sunny Hostin Shares the Shocking Reason She Ended Up On TV," 20 May 2019 His cohosts included Jeff Koons, Samantha Boardman, Aby Rosen, Mohamed El-Erian, and Dana Perino. Ian Malone, Vogue, "Jeff Koons and Monica Lewinsky Attend a Book Party Honoring Accidental Presidents at Ralph Lauren," 3 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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