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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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Undeterred, the self-taught DJ learnt how to deejay through online research by observing some of her Saudi male deejay friends, after which she spent hours honing her skills.
Homeboyz managed three tries through prop Abel Matenda, winger Jeff Oluoch and fullback Brian Juma as Elvin Asena made two conversions and a penalty.It was a sweet revenge for Mwamba, who had lost 22-18 to the Deejays in the first leg.
-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.
Passman noted that other deejays at lesser stations here were left in the dust, but they were smart enough to know their limits "...
This lets clients provide access to new music products to a global community of deejays.
I'm delighted with how it has turned out and a lot of the deejays seem to like it out there."
In the Jamaican parlance of this time, the one who chose the discs to spin and who operated the turntables at a dance was referred to as the "selecter." By the beginning of the 1970s, sound systems had come increasingly to feature "deejays" as well.
Government-sponsored Tokyo designers produced the Tokyo Wonder Site--an extraordinary display of visionary talent in two containers, with two competing deejays ensconced atop each one, blaring funky beats in wicked polyrhythms.
Ernie Gaskin had a good night in the first round on Tuesday and it should be more of the same this evening with both his Hopeful Moment and Deejays Scores fancied to double up when they go in the 8.25pm and 9.21pm respectively.
Cheap Channel Radio parodies Clear Channel's practices of acquiring radio stations and producing homogenous shows with the same deejays in multiple markets.
is the top-rated station in town because the deejays play the music they
RESTAURANTS CLEAR TABLES TO MAKE ROOM FOR DEEJAYS AND DANCING.
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.