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An anchorman or an anchorwoman.
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the primary reporter on a news television broadcast
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1. a heavy device dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for restraining the motion of a vessel or other floating object.
2. any similar device for holding fast or checking motion.
3. a person or thing that can be relied on for support, stability, or security; mainstay.
4. the main broadcaster on a program of news, sports, etc.
5. a television program that attracts many viewers who are likely to stay tuned for the programs that follow.
6. a well-known store, esp. a department store, that attracts customers to the shopping center in which it is located.
7. Also, anchorman.
a. the person on a sports team, esp. a relay team, who competes last.
b. the person farthest to the rear on a tug-of-war team.
8. anchors, Slang. the brakes of an automobile.v.t.
9. to hold fast by an anchor.
10. to fix or fasten; affix firmly: to anchor a button to a sleeve.
11. to act or serve as a radio or television anchor for: to anchor the evening news.v.i.
12. to drop anchor; lie or ride at anchor.
13. to keep hold or be firmly fixed.
14. to act or serve as a radio or television anchor.Idioms:
at anchor, kept in place by an anchor.
[before 900; Old English ancor, ancer < Latin an-c(h)ora < Greek ánkȳra]
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