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shock jock Syllabification: shock jock

Definition of shock jock in English:


A disc jockey on a talk-radio show who expresses opinions in a deliberately offensive or provocative way.
Example sentences
  • This is a shock jock whose opinions are at odds with a media brand that prides itself on diversity.
  • The shock jock leaves the FM radio station today for satellite broadcast.
  • And the radio shock jock has built his career based on the government's repeated decision not to go after him for ‘indecency.’
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