air·​date ˈer-ˌdāt How to pronounce airdate (audio)
: the scheduled date of a broadcast

Examples of airdate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actor taped his first scenes Friday, June 14 ahead of his first airdate Thursday, August 1. Nick Caruso, TVLine, 17 June 2024 His first tape date is Friday, June 14 and his first airdate is Thursday, August 1. Lynette Rice, Deadline, 17 June 2024 No airdate has been set, but it is timed to the 30th anniversary of her death this summer. Elizabeth Wagmeister, CNN, 11 Apr. 2024 No casting or airdate has been announced for Sirens at press time. Marc Berman, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for airdate 

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airdate was in 1950

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“Airdate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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