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deejay

[dee-jey] /ˈdiˌdʒeɪ/
noun, Informal.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; pronunciation of initials D.J.
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Examples for deejay
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for deejay

deejay

/ˈdiːˌdʒeɪ/
noun
1.
an informal name for disc jockey
Word Origin
C20: from the initials DJ
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