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Definition of the noun Deejay

What does Deejay mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: deejays

  1. disc jockey.

Definition of the verb Deejay

What does Deejay mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: deejayed | deejaying | deejays

  1. To perform as a disc jockey.


  1. Deejay is a fictional character from the TV series Austin & Ally.
  2. DeeJay is a fictional character from the 2011 film Comforting skin.
  3. Deejay is a fictional character from the 1979 film Gas Pump Girls.
  4. Deejay is a fictional character from the 2005 film Boy Eats Girl.
  5. Deejay is a fictional character from Coach Carter.
  6. Deejay is a fictional character from the 2006 film Poseidon.
  7. DeeJay is a fictional character from the TV Program I Didn't Do It.


Deejay is a term in Jamaican music for a reggae or dancehall musician who sings and "toasts" to an instrumental riddim.


  1. deejay a.k.a. Disc jockey: A disc jockey is a person who mixes recorded music for an audience; in a club event or rave, this is an audience of dancers. Originally, "disc" referred to phonograph records, not the later compact discs. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter which medium is used.
  2. Deejay: Un deejay es un músico de reggae o dancehall que canta y practica toasting sobre un riddim o instrumental.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Deejay

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Google previewHip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh (2009)

Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure in Lil’ Kim’s Lyricism by G. Thomas

The deejay is an icon for musical intelligence. Deejays channel anger, frustration, happiness, and joy of the Eternal,” 328); naturalist intelligence (“One would have to assume that groups of people who disregard the environment; polluting the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

"Video deejay" programming provided another economical means of filling airtime. Al Jarvis had created the radio deejay program at Los Angeles 's KWAB- AM in the early 1930s, and in the winter of 1950 Jarvis began daily broadcasts of ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

As with the Jamaican dancehalls, various hiphop deejay crews, including those of the two other hiphop pioneers, DJ Afrika Bambaataa, the “godfather” of hiphop, and DJ Grandmaster Flash, began having “battles”—organized dances where ...

Google previewThe Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz (2007)

by the late Leonard Feather, Ira Gitler

deejay, WMBR, Cambridge, Mass. '76–84. Comps. and arrs. have been rec. by Mike Metheny; Orange Then Blue; Ed Schuller; LaPortaWilderWoodman Sxt. Favs: Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, DeJohnette. Fests: Berlin JF w.

Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

affray, allay, array, assay, astray, away, aweigh, ballet, belay, beret, betray, Biscay, blue jay, Bombay, bouquet, Broadway, cadre, café, causeway, chambray, convey, crochet, decay, deejay, defray, delay, dismay, display, doomsday, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

Cathay, causeway, chalet, chambray, chassé, child's play, cliché, cogway, convey, copay, corvée, couché, coupé, Courbet, crochet, croquet, curé, DA, daresay, D-day, death ray, decay, deejay, defray, delay, dengue, dismay, display, distrait, ...

Google previewThe Micrographic Dictionary: Text (1883)

by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

Segments deejay lobed; end lobe distinct, cuneate, partly included in a notch between the lateral lobes. E. verrucosum (PI. 14. fig. 14). Rough ; segments three -lobed, lobes Droadly cuneate, with a shallow notch ; length 1-207". E. oblongum ...

Google previewThe Film Encyclopedia 7e (2013)

The Complete Guide to Film and the Film Industry by Ephraim Katz, Ronald Dean Nolen

playing gonzo radio deejay Barry Champlain. FILMS INCLUDE: As actor—Born in Flames ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1E1J8A1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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