video jockey

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video jockey

n. Abbr. VJ
One who announces, plays, and provides commentary on videotaped programs, especially music videos.

video jockey

(Professions) a person who introduces and plays videos, esp of pop songs, on a television programme. Abbreviation: VJ

vid′eo jock`ey

a person who plays and comments on videocassette recordings, as on a music video broadcast. Abbr.: VJ


(ˈvidiəu) plural ˈvideos noun
1. the recording or broadcasting (by means of a video recorder) of television pictures and sound.
2. a videotape.
3. (also video cassette recorder; ~VCR) a machine used for watching or recording television films and programmes on videotape.
to record on a video recorder or videotape. He videoed the television programme on volcanoes.
ˈvideo arcade noun
a place where people can play video games on machines.
ˈvideo camera noun
a camera for shooting video films.
ˈvideo (cassette) recorder noun
see video.
ˈvideo jockey noun
see VJ.
ˈvideotape noun
a magnetic tape for recording video films.
to record a film etc on video.
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