Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A disc jockey.

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  • noun disc jockey.
  • verb To perform as a disc jockey.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Pronunciation of DJ.]

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From dee +‎ jay, the names of the letters in the abbreviation DJ.

Examples

  • Every event or club I deejay is always different so I never know what I am going to do but based on my years of experience I feel I have reached a point where I have developed the ability to know what people want to hear even if they dont.

    Get Bitten by DJ Cobra

  • The deejay is responsible for hiphop, house music, disco and the lifestyles and culture which has subsequently developed through music.

    Get Bitten by DJ Cobra

  • The deejay was an icon in the hood, an integral part of our culture.

    Magic City

  • The deejay was an icon in the hood, an integral part of our culture.

    Magic City

  • The deejay was an icon in the hood, an integral part of our culture.

    Magic City

  • The battlecry for drunks when they're taking on a deejay is the old standard "When are you going to play something we can dance to?"

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • As I say on an almost daily basis, my job as a deejay is the ONLY job I've ever had where my customers feel they can do a better job than me.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • The deejay was your best friend, emanating from the station, the clubhouse that existed on your pr ized possession known as your radio.

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  • "The deejay is the patsy because they might be like, 'Yo, I love Rhymefest or I love

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  • In all these places, you can also say “hello” in Global English to that latest incarnation of the Ancient Greek discus thrower, your disc jockey, or, to use the abbreviated form, your deejay.

    The English Is Coming!

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