disc jockey

a person who conducts a radio broadcast consisting of recorded music, informal talk, commercial announcements, etc.
a person who selects, plays, and announces records at a discotheque.
Also, disk jockey.

1940–45, Americanism

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disc jockey
DJ, dj a person who announces and plays recorded music, esp pop music, on a radio programme, etc

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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.
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