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airtime

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noun air·time \-ˌtīm\

Simple Definition of airtime

  • : time during a radio or television broadcast : time when something is on the air

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of airtime

  1. 1 :  the time or any part thereof that a radio or television station is on the air

  2. 2 :  the time at which a radio or television broadcast is scheduled to begin

Examples of airtime in a sentence

  1. The committee plans to buy radio airtime for the campaign ads.



1924

First Known Use of airtime

1924


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