DJ

noun, often not capitalized
\ ˈdē-ˌjā How to pronounce DJ (audio) \

Definition of DJ

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Definition of DJ (Entry 2 of 2)

1 district judge
2 doctor of jurisprudence
3 dust jacket

First Known Use of DJ

Noun

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“DJ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/DJ. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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