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

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 Behar, an original cohost who helped launch the show back in 1997, joked about the turnover rate in a recent interview with Time magazine. Joey Nolfi,, 4 Aug. 2022 Michael Grady began his career in Indianapolis and became the Pacers public address announcer and cohost of a popular sports talk show on 1070 and 107.5 The Fan, in addition to being a sports reporter and anchor for WRTV-6. Matthew Vantryon, The Indianapolis Star, 19 Aug. 2022 The final conversation of the day was with Sunny Hostin, cohost of The View and author of I Am These Truths, which was just released earlier this week. Good Housekeeping Editors, Good Housekeeping, 25 Sep. 2020 The View is set to officially announce its fifth cohost on Thursday's episode. Joey Nolfi,, 3 Aug. 2022 Since launching in January 2021, Mayim has hosted nearly 100 podcast episodes with her cohost and boyfriend Jonathan Cohen. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 31 July 2022 Sharon Osbourne, who left The Talk in March 2021 over a controversy surrounding her treatment of cohost Sheryl Underwood, isn’t the only celebrity speaking candidly about bad experiences with cosmetic procedures. Glamour, 25 Apr. 2022 Curtis Wilson, Deputy Sheriff in South Carolina's Richland County Sheriff's Department, is joining as the third cohost. Kristen Baldwin,, 9 June 2022 Last week, on February 16, the Riverdale star joined his wife of 25 years on ABC's daytime TV talk show as a guest cohost. Katherine Tinsley, Good Housekeeping, 23 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cohost

1908, in the meaning defined above

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14 Sep 2022

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“Cohost.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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