Anchorman



Sports. (def 11).
Radio and Television. (def 6).
Contemporary Examples

TV had to scramble to put anything on the air and often it was nothing but an anchorman in a New York studio.
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We shot our anchorman sequel for 50 million and all made a lot of money.
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Two new trailers for anchorman 2: The Legend Continues are here.
‘Anchorman 2’ Trailer: Ranking the 10 Best Quotes (VIDEO) Kevin Fallon October 22, 2013

P. Diddy and Paul Rudd (anchorman) cameo as some of the mindless clubbing drones.
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The sets were stolen from the movie lot where “anchorman” was filmed and put back together wrong.
Up To a Point: Binge Watching Putin’s Propaganda Network P. J. O’Rourke September 19, 2014

More than an anchorman, Cronkite was managing editor of the CBS Evening News—a title which he took very seriously.
Walter Cronkite: A Generous, Demanding Boss Bill Plante July 19, 2009

My intention is to make it with the same approach as anchorman 2.
Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel William Boot December 20, 2014

He affected an anchorman finesse in apologizing for “past mistakes” as a Ku Klux Klan leader.
The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise Jason Berry January 2, 2015

Ron Burgundy Is Back Your favorite San Diego news team is back and better than ever in anchorman: The Legend Continues.
Channing Tatum, ‘Anchorman,’ Miss Utah, and More Viral Videos The Daily Beast Video June 21, 2013

All that became plain to me during my first affair with a married man, who happened to be an anchorman at one of the networks.
On Being the Other Woman in an Affair Elizabeth Kaye February 13, 2012

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

“last man of a tug-of-war team,” 1909, from anchor + man (n.). Later, “one who runs last in a relay race” (1934). Transferred sense “host or presenter of a TV or radio program” is from 1958.

noun phrase

The student having the lowest academic standing in the class (1920s+ College students)
(also anchor, anchorperson) A television news broadcaster who has the principal and coordinating role in the program

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