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talk radio

noun
1.
a radio format featuring talk shows and listener call-ins.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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Examples from the web for talk radio
  • By contrast, look at how many people have made threats against talk radio personalities and yet they are still walking around.
  • It is the free market that is determining what talk radio shows are being aired.
  • The middle right ab bulges handsomely thanks to talk radio.
  • He has also written features on subjects ranging from sports-talk radio to backcountry skiing.
  • You'd think, since the talk radio format is mostly talk, that this would be a given.
  • On the right, a less harmful but still troubling form of bunker mentality plays a prominent role on talk radio.
  • It's somewhere in between writing a column and talk radio.
  • Nothing compared to many broadcasters on television and talk radio.
  • And that was before the rise of cable news and talk radio.
  • The retraction set off a firestorm in the blogosphere and on talk radio.
Slang definitions & phrases for talk radio

talk jockey

noun phrase

The ''host'' of a radio talk show

[1972+; modeled on disc jockey]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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