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deejay

Syllabification: dee·jay
Pronunciation: /ˈdējā
 
/
informal

Definition of deejay in English:

noun

A disc jockey.
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 (deejays, deejaying, deejayed)

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Act as, or hold a job as, a disc jockey.
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: representing the pronunciation of DJ.

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