Definitions

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

  • n. A video jockey.

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  • n. Someone who presents a television programme of videos; a video jockey.
  • v. To work as a video jockey; to present videos.

Etymologies

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

v(ideo) + (d)eejay.

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video +‎ deejay ; from vee and jay for V and J in video and jockey

Examples

  • The network birthed a breed of celebrity far cooler than the conventional disc jockey: the video jockey, better known as the veejay.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • In the series, a visa-less New York-based Pakistani banker and his fiancée played by one of Pakistan's most popular male actors, Humayun Saeed, and former MTV Pakistan veejay Mahira Khan offer to pay a Pakistani-American acquaintance for her hand in marriage in an effort to gain a green card.

    An Alien in New York

  • Daly, the late-night talk show host and former MTV veejay, first thought it might be "gimmicky" but ultimately found it to be "a great idea in an American Idol world."

    How NBC's The Voice Plans to Out-Class TV's Singing Competition Shows

  • A ditzy blond veejay in a halter and shorts exclaimed when she saw the iconic Parliament clock, "Look, there's Big Bob."

    Lea Lane: Joining Richard Branson On The Virgin Flight Of Virgin Air

  • The site even has an MTV ex-anchor at the helm: Quddus, a former veejay.

    Jonas Brothers streamed straight to your iPhone

  • The monitors went black and the veejay turned to Emerson, who had almost burst out laughing when he saw Tony in the crown but was now angry enough to focus.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • The veejay had one more trapdoor to spring under Emerson.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • The veejay gave Emerson the reassuring smile a coach would give a Little Leaguer who had just screwed up an easy play and reached over and squeezed his hand.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • All of this was delivered by the veejay–who referred constantly to an autocue–as a lesson he had to teach the delinquent Emerson.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • “What do you think, Emerson Cutler?” the veejay said.

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

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