Definition of airplay
: the playing of a musical recording on the air by a radio station a song getting a lot of airplay
Recent Examples of airplay from the Web
British rules on political broadcasts may explain the song's lack of airplay.
The song ties for the fifth-steadiest ascent to No. 1 in the airplay chart's history.
Pioneer Adds A/V Receivers to VSX Line, Including an AirPlay Compatible Model Pioneer added four new A/V receivers to their VSX line today.
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First Known Use of airplay
AIRPLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airplay for English Language Learners
: time when a musical recording is played by a radio station
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