hit parade

noun

Definition of hit parade

: a group or listing of the most popular or noteworthy items of a particular kind (such as popular songs)

Examples of hit parade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Number one in his legacy hit parade, of course, is the deaths at the jail and the poor contingent conditions at the jail. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 15 Mar. 2022 But aside from the odd song here or there, none of their new music spurred such a host of older material onto the charts, much less a double-digit hit parade all from the excitement of one new song. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 26 Oct. 2021 And some of them may even keep the service’s hit parade going. Andy Meek, BGR, 19 Aug. 2021 Green dots are especially thick on the ground in Western Europe, where Paris’s 472 stations make the French capital No. 1 with a bullet on Radio Garden’s hit parade. Washington Post, 12 Feb. 2021 This is the first and finest of their live releases, featuring the four original Ramones — Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and Tommy — racing through a 28-song punk-rock hit parade. Ed Masley, azcentral, 5 June 2020 The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, 29 Aug. 2019 The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, 29 Aug. 2019 The Glucksteins and Salmons founded Lyons, a firm that shaped British tastes, catered for Buckingham Palace and owned a hit parade of mega-brands. The Economist, 29 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of hit parade

1929, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

28 Mar 2022

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“Hit parade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20parade. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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