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disk jockey

and deejay and disc jockey and DJ
n. a radio announcer who introduces music from phonograph records. (see also veejay.) The disk jockey couldn’t pronounce the name of the singing group.
See also: jockey

deejay

verb
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8FM s new programming lineup sees deejay Vimala host the Attakasam with Vimala lunchtime show from 10am to 2pm, and deejay Rafi co-host the station s evening show RaRavudan Ragalai , which runs from 4pm to 8pm, with fellow deejay Ranjaniy every weekday.
DJ Hype Bananas, a new electronic dance music deejay who is hitting the scene with his sing-a-long breakdowns consisting of old rock, alternative and hip-hop lyrics infused by energetic, powerful drops.
Earlier, Najib "battled" with radio caller Yang Poh Ling in Mix FM's Battle of the Sexes, when he went live with deejays JD and Dilly.
Louisans remember the classic battle between WIL and KXOK to dominate the market's young listening audience in the late '50s and early '60s, but the city's first deejay war took place a decade earlier.
Llewellyn began promoting artists by reaching out to deejays and supplying them with new music and, occasionally, with MP3 files.
The development of the dancehall style was a gradual process that began with a slowly increasing emphasis on deejays over singers (mirroring the emergence of rap in the United States), and then on electronically produced rhythms over traditional instrumentation.
At first glance, the draw in three of Deejay Scores in the third quarter-final looks none too clever, but the duo on his inside, Bossy Pallashell and Hungry Jack, are possibly the slowest two uppers left in the event so it threatens to be no handicap at all.
jocks were replaced by cerebral deejays who talked to listeners about
Competition between each station's morning deejays -- KSSN's legendary Bob Robbins and Magic's irreverent "Outlaw" Tommy Smith -- is friendly; both stations are owned by radio giant Clear Channel Communications of San Antonio.
to Japan, and the disco beat, that steady thump that deejays call "four-on-the-floor," remains with us.
When it's over, Munisteri tells us the company will perform the same thing again, with the sections cut up and reordered, with dancers trading phrases, and with music improvised by deejays M.
I hired four deejays last year, and I plan to hire eight more this year.
The December 7, 2012 First Fridays event will, as always, provide quality entertainment with an array of deejays to keep patrons dancing all night long.
Recognized and praised for his scratching ability and unbelievable skills on the turntables, DJ Scratch sent home some of the world's hottest deejays week after week and was crowned the winner last night, taking home the grand prize of $250,000.
He was ranked among the nation's top 30 deejays for the movie "Disc Jockey," was voted the top disc jockey in the country in "Variety" magazine and later was written up in the book "The Deejays" by Arnold Passman.