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DJ

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

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: disk, jockey

deejay

verb

DJ

verb
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New York, Sept 3 (ANI): Madonna's boyfriend Jesus Luz has revealed plans to travel around the world deejaying.
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class="Magazinebodytextspan xml:lang="EN-GBHow did you get into deejaying? class="Magazinebodytextspan xml:lang="EN-GBMy dream to become a deejay started when I was young, I must have been about six years old.
But that is not what is happening now, deejaying is no longer a club thing, there are corporate events and people have now come to respect the hustle and the job.
Having pioneered this industry I feel very proud to have been an inspiration," says Pierra.DJ Malaika was a laboratory technician working at a mineral company before trading her skills for the wheels of steel in 2013.She says she was not fully happy at her previous job, and that is when she decided to enroll at a deejaying academy.
She has also backed up several African artistes, including Flavour, Timaya, Kiss Daniel, J Martins, Sauti Sol, Eddie Kenzo and Maleya."Deejaying is like football, if you do not practice, you get out of form, she says.
Aisher's passion for music started when she was young but she did not exactly link this to a career in Deejaying."For me, deejaying began as a hobby I would play music during my house parties and at friends' birthday parties using a laptop, or even my mobile phone.