disk jockey

AND deejay; disc jockey; DJ . 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.
I was a DJ for a while, but I didn’t like it.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • disk jockey — n. same as {disc jockey}. Syn: DJ. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disk jockey — ☆ disk jockey n. DISC JOCKEY * * * …   Universalium

  • disk jockey — disk ,jockey an American spelling of disc jockey …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disk jockey — ☆ disk jockey n. DISC JOCKEY …   English World dictionary

  • Disk Jockey — DJ Spooky beim Sundance Film Festival 2003 Als DJ ([ˈdiːdʒeɪ], engl. disc jockey) wird jemand bezeichnet, der Musik in einer individuellen Auswahl vor Publikum abspielt. Im deutschen Sprachraum werden weibliche DJs oft auch DJane oder seltener… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • disk jockey — disc jockey disc jock ey (d[i^]sk j[o^]k [y^]), n. a person who plays records or compact disks of recorded music; especially, a person who selects and plays recorded music for broadcast over the radio, often making comments about the music or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disk jockey — {n.} An employee at a radio station or in a dance club who puts on the records that will be broadcast. * /Jack is working as a disk jockey at the local FM station./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • disk\ jockey — noun An employee at a radio station or in a dance club who puts on the records that will be broadcast. Jack is working as a disk jockey at the local FM station …   Словарь американских идиом

  • disk jockey — (DJ) radio announcer who plays recorded music    Clare became a disk jockey with a radio station in Moose Jaw …   English idioms

  • disk jockey — disk′ jock ey n. mad sbz disc jockey …   From formal English to slang

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