shock jock

noun

Definition of shock jock

: a radio personality noted for provocative or inflammatory commentary

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First Known Use of shock jock

1986


SHOCK JOCK Defined for English Language Learners

shock jock

noun

Definition of shock jock for English Language Learners

  • : a person who talks on the radio and says things that are offensive to many people : a radio disc jockey who says shocking things


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