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 other topics and also announcing commercial advertising messages; also, one who plays recorded music at a dance or social gathering, especially as a profession. [Also spelled {disk jockey}.]

Syn: DJ. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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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 — 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 — 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 …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 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 — {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

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