Definition of co-host in English:

co-host

noun

  • A person who hosts an event or broadcast with another or others.

    • ‘As the co-host of Loveline, now on both radio and MTV, Pinsky dispenses wisdom on drugs, sex and relationships.’
    • ‘A co-host on the Five Live breakfast programme since 1998, she presented the show firstly with Julian Worricker and, since the beginning of the year, with Nicky Campbell.’
    • ‘Here's a program that features one host and about 62 co-hosts.’
    • ‘He was with us earlier in the show, the co-host of CNN's ‘BURDEN OF PROOF.’’
    • ‘‘I've done work with them before and I thought they were a good group of folks,’ says Carley of the event's co-hosts.’
    • ‘Austria and Switzerland, who hope to be co-hosts of Euro 2008, will play each other in a friendly on August 15.’
    • ‘Blatter, the embattled president of the governing body, has had other things on his mind but, in Japan and South Korea, the co-hosts can think of little other than the World Cup.’
    • ‘The co-hosts and reporters repeatedly extol the benefits of the Wampum program, in which customers use their cards every time they gamble and accrue points that can be used at casino stores, hotels and restaurants.’
    • ‘Whilst co-host Roger Finn takes a well-earned week's break, Sally will be trying out a new look for the programme without the use of their usual desk - enabling her to roam the studio and make full use of the varied studio set.’
    • ‘The Japanese press finally warmed to him, but Philippe Troussier today formally stepped down as coach of the national team today and declared his mission accomplished after taking the co-hosts to the last 16 of the World Cup.’
    • ‘Yvette Fielding, his co-host on Blue Peter, has also spoken well of him, describing him as a ‘lovely, lovely bloke’.’
    • ‘Entering his 25th season as the co-host of his own television show, it is time for Roger to take a victory lap.’
    • ‘The co-hosts glanced anxiously at each other, and the cameramen grimaced sympathetically.’
    • ‘New Zealand rugby chiefs denied last night they were under pressure to resign to help the Kiwis regain their role as co-hosts of the 2003 Rugby World Cup.’
    • ‘Shelagh Fogarty will be the new co-host of Breakfast on BBC Radio Five Live as she joins Nicky Campbell to present the show in the New Year.’
    • ‘Unable to turn her back on live news, she'll also be popping up on BBC East Midlands Today with her former co-host Dominic Heale.’
    • ‘She's an ABC correspondent and the former co-host of ‘This Week.’’
    • ‘With his co-host, veteran radio personality Katherine Lanpher, Franken will deliver three hours a day of fearlessly irreverent commentary, comedy, and interviews.’
    • ‘Mike, who literally sprang up on stage, had to first answer why the co-host of the show, Tania, was not present.’
    • ‘A vast television audience tuned in as Mjallby scored in the tournament's opening match, but it did not prevent Sweden from losing 2-1 to Belgium, the co-hosts.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Host (an event or broadcast) together with another or others.

    • ‘Paul Kenyon, from BBC ONE's Kenyon Confronts, co-hosted the event and praised the journalistic skill and determination of the prize winners.’
    • ‘The United States and the European Union are co-hosting the event.’
    • ‘Only last week, the Guide Association published a survey on teenage girls' attitudes to sex and body image, and recently it co-hosted a pop concert with teen magazine Mizz.’
    • ‘He remarried twice, and the pair recently co-hosted the wedding of their daughter.’
    • ‘The programme was co-hosted by Shelagh Fogarty in the studio and Nicky Campbell in Edinburgh talking to Scottish MPs and footballers who have donated shirts.’
    • ‘Its national team caused one of football's great shocks by reaching the last four of the World Cup and the country has co-hosted a thrilling tournament.’
    • ‘The awards will be co-hosted by Rita Ray and Verity Sharp and awards presented by a number of guests, still to be announced.’
    • ‘The event was co-hosted by Steve Sabol of NFL Films and journalist Roy Firestone, who spent the night passing around the microphone on stage to hear testimonials from the players.’
    • ‘From 1990 through 1994 during the legislative sessions, I co-hosted a weekly public television program on government and politics.’
    • ‘Peter Lam, who co-hosted the programme with Cheng, said he also wants to leave, but Cheng said he has prevailed on his former partner to stay to retain a platform in the media for critical voices.’
    • ‘A follow-up people-smuggling conference was co-hosted in April 2003.’
    • ‘The debate was co-hosted by the Essex Economic Partnership and attended by representatives of many local businesses.’
    • ‘Ainsley, who co-hosted the awards event in Birmingham, said: ‘It was great to meet such inspirational and warm people who share a passion for food as much as I do.’’
    • ‘The show is again presented by Bruce Forsyth and co-hosted by Tess Daly.’
    • ‘The Japan Patent Office, which co-hosted the annual gathering, hailed the statement, saying it will serve as a guideline for future policy planning and implementation by participating offices.’
    • ‘South Korea and Japan will be co-hosting the soccer event.’
    • ‘Holding it all together was Rita Ray, the DJ, musician, authority on afrobeat and World Service presenter who co-hosted the event with Verity Sharp.’
    • ‘There is as yet no sign that the Republic of Ireland are either seriously interested in or capable of co-hosting the championships with Scotland.’
    • ‘Indonesia and Australia are co-hosting the conference, which is aimed at augmenting and contributing to the existing initiatives being undertaken at regional and international levels against money laundering.’
    • ‘During the Eighties Robbie Vincent was seen on British TV screens when he co-hosted BBC Television's Hospital Watch and Go for It.’

Pronunciation:

co-host

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