[ang-ker-man, -muhn]
noun, plural anchormen [ang-ker-men, -muhn] .
Sports. anchor ( def 10 ).
Radio and Television. a man who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor.

1910–15 for def 1; 1955–60 for def 2; anchor + man1

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

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Here she is expertly dealing with a patronising news anchorman, and probably breaking his heart in the process.
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