anchorman
noun Date: 1911 1. a person who is last: as a. the member of a team who competes last <
the anchorman on a relay team
>
b. the student who has the lowest scholastic standing in a graduating class 2. a broadcaster (as on a news program) who introduces reports by other broadcasters and usually reads the news 3. moderator 2c

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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