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

Examples of cohost in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amy Briggs is executive editor of National Geographic History magazine and cohost of the podcast Overheard at National Geographic. National Geographic, "They lived, they died, but 'Hamilton' didn't tell their story," 26 June 2020 Amanda Seales has left her job as a cohost on the Fox talk show The Real. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, "Amanda Seales Leaves Fox’s The Real After 6 Months, Hints There’s a Lack of Black Voices at the Top," 3 June 2020 Aniston is especially terrific as Alex Levy, Kessler’s longtime cohost, who is left to deal with her partner’s disgrace, her own culpability in ignoring it, and trying to hold on to her position as a morning show institution. oregonlive, "Holiday 2019 binge guide: ‘The Morning Show,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ and more series worth catching up on," 11 Dec. 2019 The Biden interview came a few days after a post-midnight tweet from the president ridiculing a number of media personalities in cruel ways, including the cohost and spouse interviewing Biden that morning. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, "The Coronavirus Reset," 4 May 2020 Some best practices: Designate a colleague as a Zoom cohost so that person can manage the meeting while the host leads the activity. Brian Silveira, Wired, "How to Do Zoom Circle Time for Little Tiny Squirmy Kids," 15 May 2020 Editor Chris Quinn and cohost Laura Johnston discuss the presidential primary, the coronavirus and Cleveland’s obsession with fish fries with reporters and editors. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Cuyahoga County Jail stops in-person visits: The Wake Up for Friday, March 6, 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 My cohost Ellen McGirt talks with two entrepreneurs who have turned their considerable skills to solving problems of the pandemic: K.R. Sridhar of Bloom Energy and Jane Mosbacher Morris of To The Market. David Meyer, Fortune, "Danone sees the pandemic accelerating the stakeholder capitalism shift," 28 Apr. 2020 The two are cohosts of Rising, a fire-breathing display of populist punditry, from both the left (Ball) and the right (Enjeti), that is produced by The Hill and streams daily on YouTube. Tobias Hoonhout, National Review, "Progressive Populism’s Dashed Hopes," 16 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jul 2020

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“Cohost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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