selecta

/ (sɪˈlɛktə) /

noun

slang a disc jockey

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Word Origin for selecta

C20: phonetic rendering of selector
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Example sentences from the Web for selecta

  • He gave no instruction whatever in the higher classes, but delivered lectures on the history of art to the Selecta.

    The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
  • The day the principal introduced him to the Selecta remained fixed in Lilly's memory.

    The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
  • The next morning there was profound excitement in the Selecta.

    The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann