disk jockey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disk jockey a person who announces and plays popular recorded music
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Usage

In literature:

Rick turned on the radio, tried for a weather report, and settled for a Miami disk jockey who was playing some good records.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He had caught a disk jockey in the process of introducing a record.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In news:

Helen Borgers has been a disk jockey at KKJZ on the Cal State Long Beach campus for more than 30 years.
Jerry Washington, a popular rhythm and blues disk jockey here, died on Tuesday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Don Steele, one of the pioneering disk jockeys of top 40 radio in the 60's, died on Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles.
One of music's most commercially successful mavericks, Moby -- a disk jockey, composer, producer and engineer -- uses his eclectic background to create provocative techno music.
Disk jockeys changing playlists out of sensitivity to terrorist attacks.
Disk jockeys are changing the lineup and dropping songs they feel are inappropriate given the anguish the country is feeling over last week's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
Disk jockeys changing playlists out of sensitivity to terrorist attacks.
Disk jockeys are changing the lineup and dropping songs they feel are inappropriate given the anguish the country is feeling over last week's terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
A radio station has apologized to a Japanese-American group over a disk jockey's parody that portrayed Judge Lance A Ito as speaking in pidgin English.
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