newsreader

noun
news·​read·​er | \ ˈnüz-ˌrē-dər How to pronounce newsreader (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

Definition of newsreader

chiefly British
: a news broadcaster

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Synonyms for newsreader

Synonyms

anchor, anchorperson, newscaster

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Examples of newsreader in a Sentence

the legendary BBC newsreader now has her own current affairs program

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Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018 Lauer became co-anchor of Today in January 1997 after three years as the program's newsreader. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "How Much Is Matt Lauer Worth?," 15 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of newsreader

1925, in the meaning defined above

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