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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

DJ

verb
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class="MsoNormalAs I tried to dance (something I am not so good), I couldn't help but notice how a certain lady was passionately arguing with the deejay.
The audience sang and danced to the tunes of the deejay during the five-hour show.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Radio personality Casey Kasem, whose family has been locked in a legal battle over his care, is in stable condition in a Washington State hospital, the spokesman for the deejay's children said on Monday.
From the moment he steps into the deejay booth, the night will be one to remember.
An eyewitness told Us magazine that Kourtney Kardashian's long-time love was spotted rapping at the deejay booth at one point in the night.
"You just can't deejay about guns all the day of yuh life, and you can't deejay about girls alone all the days of yuh life." Unmistakably though, gun talk continues to play a central role in the deejay's ascent.
At that point, the file is then unlocked and available for use by the deejay In turn, the record companies, which are charged $2,000 by DigiWaxx, receive real-time feedback on their latest product.
Although the term obviously derives from "disc jockey," the deejay was actually a prototype of the modern rapper (in current hip-hop usage, the selecter is called a DJ and the rapper is called an MC, for "master of ceremonies" or "microphone controller").
The blast of the car's horn reaches the ear nearest the car first, and the deejay's booming voice sounds slightly louder in the ear nearest the radio.
Although the deejay featured Latin music, he had no idea who she was talking about.
Hugh captioned the photo of the blonde bombshell in the deejay booth as "Crystal DJing the Masquerade party".
Jonathan, one of the fans, said,"I liked the show especially when the deejay played popular Kenyan songs that are loved by many.
This is not the first time that the Deejay is performing in Doha, therefore we expect a bigger crowd," he said.
Other guests included Harvey Weinstein, Q-Tip, Beyonce and Jay-Z, who sat near the deejay booth to watch Solange at the turntables.
He called it 'Kapinye', perhaps in an effort to belittle the deejay.