noun, plural anchorwomen. Radio and Television.
a woman who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor.

1970–75; anchor(man) + -woman

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

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