veejay

veejay

[vee-jey]
noun Informal.

Origin:
vee (representing video) + (dee)jay

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veejay (ˈviːˌdʒeɪ)
 
n
an informal name for video jockey
 
[C20: from the initials VJ]

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


and VJ; video jock
  1. n.
    a video jockey; a host on a television program that features music videos. (The abbreviation is an initialism. Patterned on deejay. See also disk jockey.) : Sally tried out for the veejay job, but she looked too old and stuffy for that kind of work.
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