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disc jockey

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

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for disc jockey

disc jockey

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