disc jockey


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disc jockey

One who selects and plays music for the public, as on a radio station or at a party or event. Commonly abbreviated as "DJ." Man, this disc jockey is terrible—no one is dancing. I love that disc jockey's radio show—she always plays the best music.
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disc jockey

verb
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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.
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From 1979 to 1985 he became chairman of the West Yorkshire Association of Disc Jockeys and during his chairmanship participated in many fundraising and charity events in the area.
5 manages to eke out an existence by having its disc jockeys promote live shows throughout New England, as well as having disc jockeys do "shout outs" for local businesses.
The disc jockeys I most admire are people like Pete Tong, who is well known on the Ibiza club scene, and singer Boy George.
Very few radio stations let their disc jockeys choose which songs they'll play; jocks today are paid for their voices, not their musical taste.
Dexheimer had been a morning disc jockey on High Desert Broadcasting's Radio Station KWJL before his illness.
Honoring longtime Antelope Valley radio personality Loren Dexheimer, who died last January at age 70, the show will feature big band singer Lauren Koval along with disc jockey Chuck Cecil of ``The Swingin' Years.
Master of ceremonies Gary Bryan, a disc jockey on K-EARTH FM-101, kept the crowd entertained between half a dozen musical artists.
2 million campaign for WHRB-FM, Harvard University's student radio station, where she has served as trustee since 1991 and served as president, business manager and, in college, as a disc jockey.
Word-of-mouth remains critical, but Chavarria's patient found her through a Spanish-language radio broadcast network and its immensely popular disc jockey who allegedly recommended her to his listeners.