shock jock



a radio disc jockey or host who features offensive or controversial material.

Origin of shock jock

1985–90, Americanism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for shock jock

announcer, broadcaster, deejay, DJ, vj

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British Dictionary definitions for shock jock

shock jock


informal a radio disc jockey who is deliberately controversial or provocative
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