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veejay

[vee-jey] /ˈviˌdʒeɪ/
noun, Informal.
Origin
vee (representing video) + (dee)jay
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British Dictionary definitions for veejay

veejay

/ˈviːˌdʒeɪ/
noun
1.
an informal name for video jockey
Word Origin
C20: from the initials VJ
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Word Origin and History for veejay
n.

1982, from video, on model of deejay (see disk).

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Slang definitions & phrases for veejay

veejay

noun

A person who presents a program of music videos, esp on television

[1982+; fr the pronunciation of the initial letters of video jockey, after DJ (disc jockey)]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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