co·​host (ˌ)kō-ˈhōst How to pronounce cohost (audio)
variants or co-host
plural cohosts or co-hosts
: 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 encomiumsHarry 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
cohost verb, transitive + intransitive
or co-host
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 The View star Sara Haines attempted to pummel cohost Sunny Hostin with facts during an intense on-air clash over frozen embryos. Joey Nolfi,, 23 Feb. 2024 Pace Morby is the cohost of A&E TV series, Triple Digit Flip, and runs one of the largest real estate investing communities, SubTo. Pace Morby, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 Given that Zendaya is a cohost of this year's event, hopefully the entire Dune cast & co. will show up and show out. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 17 Feb. 2024 While the 81-year-old star's cohosts broke down Taylor Swift and Super Bowl winner Travis Kelce's budding romance on the talk show's Valentine's Day edition, Behar and moderator Whoopi Goldberg appeared comically unamused throughout the chat. Joey Nolfi,, 14 Feb. 2024 Davies took over as interim EP during this period, and announced Bialik and Jennings as cohosts in July 2022. Selome Hailu, Variety, 10 Feb. 2024 In a Curb Your Enthusiasm plot come to life, ahead of his own segment later that morning, David ran onto the show’s set and throttled the beloved puppet while the cohosts looked on in horror. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 2 Feb. 2024 The cookbook author arrived at the Bravo show to support her new unscripted series, Chrissy & Dave Dine Out, alongside her cohost Joel Kim Booster. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 24 Jan. 2024 The actor, 52, appeared on CNN's New Year's Eve broadcast on Sunday evening to speak with cohosts Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen about his road to recovery over the last year after his near-fatal snowplow accident that took place on Jan. 1, 2023. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 1 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cohost was in 1908

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“Cohost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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