pod·​cast | \ ˈpäd-ˌkast How to pronounce podcast (audio) \

Definition of podcast

: a program (as of music or talk) made available in digital format for automatic download over the Internet

Other Words from podcast

podcast verb
podcaster noun

Examples of podcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Peel began working on the podcast during the beginning stages of UK pandemic shutdowns in March 2020. Grace Banks, Forbes, 6 May 2022 Also on the podcast, Tribune education reporter Connor Sanders discusses the most recent criminal sentence of a Utahn involved with the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol. Saige Miller, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 May 2022 Don’t talk about it on a podcast with a rapper named Mike. Terry Pluto, cleveland, 1 May 2022 But on the podcast, Natasha was a big cheerleader for sincere advice. Rachel Brodsky, Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2022 The show includes live music and theater performances that will not appear on the podcast. oregonlive, 27 Apr. 2022 Here’s what’s on the podcast today: Tuscaloosa commuters Tuesday morning on Hugh Thomas Bridge and part of Lurleen Boulevard South had the pleasure of driving through slick slimy chicken parts that had spilled out of a truck. Ike Morgan | Imorgan@al.com, al, 27 Apr. 2022 Erika wasn't the only one who opened up on the podcast about the most difficult scene to watch on the new season of RHOBH. Stephanie Wenger, PEOPLE.com, 25 Apr. 2022 Who Fell to Earth, was a guest with Kurtzman on the podcast. Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of podcast

2004, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for podcast

iPod, trademark for a portable media player + broadcast

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Last Updated

18 May 2022

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“Podcast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podcast. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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pod·​cast | \ ˈpäd-ˌkast \

Kids Definition of podcast

: a program (as of music or talk) made available in digital format to be downloaded automatically over the Internet

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