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 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, "20 essential live albums to stream while you're waiting for concerts to return," 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 29 Aug. 2019 Evan Picciotto led the hit parade with a 4-for-4 game. Mike Nortrup, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Rec Sports Spotlight: ACC Masonry helps Chaffman go out on top," 22 Sep. 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 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, "The Jewish immigrants who changed British diets," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of hit parade

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Hit parade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hit%20parade. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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