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noun
a listing or category of popular songs ranked according to their popularity with listeners, usually as shown by sales of records.
any sequential listing of popular or favorite persons or things.
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Origin of hit parade

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for hit parade

hit parade

noun
old-fashioned a listing or playing of the current most popular songs
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Other Idioms and Phrases with hit parade

hit parade

A listing of the most popular or best items or individuals of some kind, as in The library has a veritable hit parade of videos. This expression dates from the 1930s, when it was the name of a weekly radio show featuring the most popular songs as indicated by record sales.

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