co·​host | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈhōst \
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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Next to her, the Hollywood Unlocked Uncensored cohost’s crumpled Jeep lies on its roof. Alexia Fernandez,, "Former Bravo Star Melyssa Ford Seriously Injured in Horrific Crash with 18-Wheeler Truck," 3 July 2018 Attendees included Timo Weiland and Kelsey Asbille, who radiated in a marigold Bottega Veneta gown (the Italian brand also happened to be a cohost of the night). Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "The New York Botanical Garden Hosts Its 20th Annual Winter Wonderland Ball," 17 Dec. 2018 While her The View cohost Joy Behar is a reliable liberal, Goldberg's views are harder to define. Amanda Fitzsimons, Glamour, "Whoopi Goldberg Really, Really Doesn't Care," 21 Sep. 2018 Inside Edition spoke to real estate agent and cohost of Million Dollar Listing, Josh Flagg, who told the show that this error essentially makes the home worthless. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "People Are Calling This the Most Poorly Designed House in America," 27 June 2016 Damaris Phillips is the author of Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy and the cohost of Southern and Hungry. Damaris Phillips, Woman's Day, "How to Give Back Like Food Network Chef Damaris Phillips This Season," 19 Nov. 2018 After weeks of speculation, ABC announced Tuesday Abby Huntsman will be the newest cohost of The View when the show comes back in September. Megan Friedman, Good Housekeeping, "'The View' Announces Abby Huntsman as Its New Cohost," 28 Aug. 2018 Her cohost, Brandon Maxwell, held court in a simple black shirt and jeans, occasionally waving a large paper fan. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Brandon Maxwell and Linda Fargo Celebrate All-Black Everything at the Launch of Noir at Bergdorf Goodman," 7 Sep. 2018 Connor McKnight, another Game alumnus, was installed as Dan Bernstein’s midday cohost in March during another major upheaval at The Score under deCastro. Phil Rosenthal,, "Brian Hanley out as Mike Mulligan's WSCR-AM morning cohost, sources say," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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