deejay

[dee-jey]
noun Informal.

Origin:
1940–45; pronunciation of initials D.J.

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deejay (ˈdiːˌdʒeɪ)
 
n
an informal name for disc jockey
 
[C20: from the initials DJ]

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disk jockey definition


and deejay; disc jockey; DJ
  1. n.
    a radio announcer who introduces music from phonograph records. (The abbreviations are initialisms. Compare this with desk jockey. See also veejay.) : The disk jockey couldn't pronounce the name of the singing group.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Live music and deejay sets alternate, depending on the night.
What they noticed in each room was that every deejay was responsible for operating expensive computerized equipment.
As a deejay spins the latest salsa sounds, bodies spin to the staccato trumpets.
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