radio star

noun

: a cosmic radio source
especially : a point source of radio emissions

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The legendary radio star and voice actor had been suffering from dementia and passed away on Sunday, according to a post on his daughter's Facebook page. K.c. Blumm, Peoplemag, 15 Nov. 2022 And it was all stoked by the most popular entertainment figure in the country at that time, radio star and fascist sympathizer Father Charles E. Coughlin. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, 18 Oct. 2022 Video killed the radio star, and streaming services will soon kill television. Blake Morgan, Forbes, 12 Aug. 2022 This season's new host is TV and radio star Clinton Randell. Maggie Zhou, refinery29.com, 11 July 2022 The concept is owned by Handcrafted Hospitality and has A-list partners, including gridiron great Dan Marino, radio star Paul Castronovo and restaurateurs Anthony Bruno, Pat Marzano and Marc Falsetto. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, 13 Apr. 2022 Gen X killed the radio star, millennials corked the wine industry, and Gen Z made everyone self-conscious about skinny jeans. Al Mullen, The New Yorker, 23 Feb. 2022 In his hour-long unscripted courtroom comedy series, the 64-year-old former radio star sits behind the bench as real people talk about their real-life conflicts. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 5 Jan. 2022 Just as video long ago killed the radio star, the flywheel has officially pushed the traditional marketing funnel close to extinction. Billee Howard, Forbes, 27 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radio star was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Radio star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radio%20star. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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