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an·chor·man

 (ăng′kər-măn′)
n.
1. A man who narrates or coordinates a newscast in which several correspondents give reports.
2. A man who is an anchor in a competition, such as a relay race.

anchorman

(ˈæŋkəmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (General Sporting Terms) sport the last person in a team to compete, esp in a relay race
2. (Film) Also called: anchor or presenter (in broadcasting) a person in a central studio who links up and maintains contact with various outside camera units, reporters, etc

an•chor•man

(ˈæŋ kərˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
2. a person who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor.
[1910–15]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anchorman - a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contributeanchorman - a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
television newscaster, television reporter, TV newsman, TV reporter - someone who reports news stories via television
Translations
AnchormanLeitgesicht
presentador de noticias
juontajauutisankkuri
anchormanfrazionista
アンカーマン

anchorman

[ˈæŋkəmæn] N (anchormen (pl)) (TV, Rad) → presentador m (fig) → hombre clave

anchorman

anchor man [ˈæŋkərmæn] n [TV or radio programme] → présentateur m

anchorman

[ˈæŋkəmən] n (-men (pl)) (Radio, TV) → anchor man m inv
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