Definition of deejay in English:

deejay

Line breaks: dee¦jay
Pronunciation: /diːˈdʒeɪ
 
, ˈdiːdʒeɪ
 
/
informal

noun

  • A disc jockey.
    More example sentences
    • Champps has its deejays make in-house announcements.
    • Those film-makers don't need composers; they need deejays.
    • The dance floor had three columns evenly spaced around the deejay for individual dancers to show their stuff.

verb

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  • Perform as a disc jockey, typically in a club.
    More example sentences
    • I met Tom whilst I was deejaying in a club in Taunton, in Somerset.
    • On Wednesday March 23rd, i'll be guest deejaying at one of my favorite nyc places, HIRO (at The Maritime Hotel) for the new weekly party Any Suggestions?
    • If you're going to see The Futureheads tonight at Webster Hall, come by Black and White afterwards where i'll be deejaying at the official afterparty!

Origin

1950s (originally US): representing the pronunciation of DJ.

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