Definition of airtime
1 : the time or any part of the time when a radio or television station is on the air
2 : the time at which a radio or television broadcast is scheduled to begin
Examples of airtime in a Sentence
The committee plans to buy radio airtime for the campaign ads.
Recent Examples of airtime from the Web
The station group's move last week to triple Epshteyn's airtime in his role as chief political analyst is certainly a step in that direction.
But women still had to fight harder than the guys for radio airtime and touring slots.
Then came a study from the Media Research Center showing the amount of network news airtime devoted to Russia coverage.
Now, on to the parts of the show that didn't involve a network giving free airtime to a bigot!
Country singer Lindsay Ell says her personal life is standing in the way of her music getting airtime.
Futbol Club Cincinnati isn't exactly a stranger to ESPN airtime, but live, in-game coverage?
From Mr. Macron’s point of view, Ms. Le Pen and Mr. Mélenchon will, at best, fill up airtime in Parliament.
SC-5:The Hill notes that, with Georgia taking up all of the oxygen, the South Carolina race is getting little airtime.
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First Known Use of airtime
AIRTIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airtime for English Language Learners
: time during a radio or television broadcast : time when something is on the air
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