talk radio

noun

: radio programming consisting of call-in shows

Examples of talk radio in a Sentence

He listens to business talk radio in the car.
Recent Examples on the Web Colorado’s 5th District Jeff Crank, a former talk radio host, demolished Colorado Republican Party Chairman Dave Williams in the primary for retiring Rep. Doug Lamborn’s safely Republican seat. Theodoric Meyer, Washington Post, 26 June 2024 In Colorado’s 5th District, Dave Williams, the head of the Colorado Republican Party, and Jeff Crank, a former talk radio host, will face off for the GOP primary to replace nine-term Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO). Mabinty Quarshie, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 25 June 2024 Along with his talk radio gig, Crank has a background in politics, having previously worked as a regional vice president for Americans for Prosperity, and a staffer for former Rep. Joel Hefley. Geoffrey Skelley, ABC News, 24 June 2024 His steady stream of commentary washed over me like sports talk radio. Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker, 24 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for talk radio 

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of talk radio was in 1968

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“Talk radio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20radio. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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