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 The Talk Casey Wilson; Mariana Atencio and Jalen Rose guest cohost. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 23 July 2021 Prince William hosted a tea party honoring the U.K.'s public health service on Monday — without his planned cohost, wife Kate Middleton. Simon Perry,, 5 July 2021 Goldstein is billed as the cohost of NPR’s Planet Money, and the individual chapters very much have the feel of a recurring radio segment, or maybe a narrative podcast. Chad Orzel, Forbes, 21 June 2021 Last Wednesday, Jenna reiterated her feelings about the painting on the fourth hour of the Today show with her cohost Hoda Kotb. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 3 May 2021 Olivia was also a cohost back in 2019 after winning the competition in 2012. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 30 Apr. 2021 Kristofer also shared the cohost’s finished makeup look on his Instagram page. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 28 Apr. 2021 Meanwhile, Josh's friends, Griffin Johnson and his podcast cohost, Dave Portnoy, have been defending Josh online. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 13 Apr. 2021 In The Talk's first episode since its brief hiatus following Sharon Osbourne's controversial exit, Sheryl Underwood opened up about where things stand between her and her former cohost. Rachel Yang,, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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28 Jul 2021

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“Cohost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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