The primary reporter on a television news broadcast.

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  • anchorperson — n. 1. an {anchorman} or {anchorwoman.}. The anchorperson usually begins the broadcast, discusses certain topics, and introduces new topics, which may be discussed by other reprorters, especially when the report is recorded or broadcast from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anchorperson — [aŋ΄kərpʉr΄sən] n. a person who anchors a newscast …   English World dictionary

  • anchorperson — noun Date: 1973 an anchorman or anchorwoman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anchorperson — /ang keuhr perr seuhn/, n. Radio and Television. a man or woman who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor. [1970 75; ANCHOR(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person. * * * …   Universalium

  • anchorperson — an|chor|per|son [ˈæŋkəˌpə:sən US kərˌpə:r ] n an|chor|man [ mæn]an|chor|wom|an [ ˌwumən] someone who reads the news on TV and introduces reports …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • anchorperson — n. host, broadcaster (on television), man or woman who anchors television news or sport program …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anchorperson — noun (C) AmE someone who reads the news on TV and introduces reports …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • anchorperson — an•chor•per•son [[t]ˈæŋ kərˌpɜr sən[/t]] n. sbz use anchor 4) • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • anchorperson — /ˈæŋkəˌpɜsən/ (say angkuh.persuhn) noun → anchor (defs 3–6) …  

  • anchorperson — noun a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute • Syn: ↑anchor, ↑anchorman • Hypernyms: ↑television reporter, ↑television newscaster, ↑TV reporter, ↑TV newsman …   Useful english dictionary

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