disc jockey

or disk jockey

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  1. a person who conducts a radio broadcast consisting of recorded music, informal talk, commercial announcements, etc.
  2. a person who selects, plays, and announces records at a discotheque.

Origin of disc jockey

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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Related Words for disc jockey

announcer, broadcaster, deejay, DJ, vj

British Dictionary definitions for disc jockey

disc jockey

  1. a person who announces and plays recorded music, esp pop music, on a radio programme, etcAbbreviation: DJ, dj
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