cohost

noun co·host \ (ˌ)kō-ˈhōst \
variants: or co-host
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of cohost

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 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

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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First Known Use of cohost

1908


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