co·​host·​ess (ˌ)kō-ˈhō-stəs How to pronounce cohostess (audio)
variants or co-hostess
plural cohostesses or co-hostesses
: a woman who is a cohost of something (such as a television show)
It is correct for two or three friends to get together and act as cohostesses for a shower, as when two or three attendants give a joint shower.The Hartford Courant
Let's go to calls for Kathie Lee Gifford. … She's also the co-hostess of Miss America.Larry King
Minnie was an adorably chic dinner co-hostessSara Gidick

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cohostess was in 1906

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“Cohostess.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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