dee·​jay | \ ˈdē-ˌjā How to pronounce deejay (audio) \

Definition of deejay

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Other Words from deejay

deejay verb

Examples of deejay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More than 500 people attended the event, which featured local hip-hop artists, a popular deejay and election officials. Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY, 30 Oct. 2020 Libertarian Jason Crum, a Kingsley blacksmith and former deejay, is also in the race. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, 27 Oct. 2020 The woman who created it, who takes the photos and has the meaningful conversations with her subjects, is Ko Melina, a popular Detroit rocker and deejay for Little Steven's Underground Garage Sirius XM channel. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 28 Nov. 2020 Nearby, Samantha Bates, 29, sat with friends including her ex-fiance, Mario Calabrese, a 32-year-old deejay. Christina Tkacik,, 17 Nov. 2020 The latest spin: The notorious Ragnar Locker gang apparently hacked into a deejay's Facebook page and took out ads through his account to pressure the Campari Group, a recent victim, to pay up. Brian Barrett, Wired, 14 Nov. 2020 Over the next few years, the show became increasingly popular -- and bigger, taking on a morning zoo format even before a deejay at WRBQ-FM in Tampa coined that phrase. cleveland, 6 Oct. 2020 Taylor said the gathering was peaceful, with music played by a deejay. Meredith Spelbring, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2020 On the other side of the harbor, Mother’s Federal Hill Grille will have a deejay and more than 30 outdoor tables available for customers, said Dave Rather, the owner. Colin Campbell,, 30 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of deejay

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deejay

disc jockey

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“Deejay.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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