shock jock

Informal.

noun

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

Origin of shock jock

1985–90, Americanism
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Related Words for shock jock

announcer, broadcaster, deejay, DJ, vj

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British Dictionary definitions for shock jock

shock jock

noun

informal a radio disc jockey who is deliberately controversial or provocative
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