veejay

noun
vee·​jay | \ ˈvē-ˌjā How to pronounce veejay (audio) \

Definition of veejay

: an announcer of a program (as on television) that features music videos

Examples of veejay in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Adam Curry Ex-MTV veejay, wealthy Internet entrepreneur (live.curry.com). Chris Baker, WIRED, "Power Bloggers," 1 May 2002

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First Known Use of veejay

circa 1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veejay

video jockey, after deejay

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The first known use of veejay was circa 1981

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“Veejay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veejay. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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veejay

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How to pronounce veejay (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of veejay

: a person who introduces the music videos played on a television program

veejay

noun
vee·​jay | \ ˈvē-ˌjā How to pronounce veejay (audio) \

Kids Definition of veejay

: an announcer of a program (as on television) that features music videos

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