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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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 The star will be joining fellow cohosts Lady Gaga and Harry Styles tonight for the festivities, as well as hundreds of other celebrities. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Serena Williams' Met Gala Sneakers Gave Her Versace Dress an Edge," 6 May 2019 Michelle Visage, a close friend, Drag Race judge, and cohost of RuPaul’s podcast, uses the word otherworldly. Abby Aguirre, Vogue, "How the World Fell Head Over Heels for RuPaul," 15 Apr. 2019 Hilaria Baldwin is an author, yoga instructor, and cohost of the podcast Mom Brain. Glamour, "Hilaria Baldwin: Why I Shared My Miscarriage in Real Time," 9 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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