shock jock

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shock jock

n. Informal
A host of a shock radio program.

[shock (radio) + (disc) jock(ey).]

shock jock

n
(Broadcasting) informal a radio disc jockey who is deliberately controversial or provocative

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n.
a radio disc jockey who features offensive or controversial material.
[1985–90, Amer.]
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That's the take I got upon reading about Emily Stern, the daughter of legendary radio shock-jock Howard, who became an Orthodox Jew who became observant in adulthood and recently said that her father's continuous on-air emphasis on sexuality "kept [her] out of the dating ring", alienating her from the dating world entirely.
COVENTRY shock-jock Jon Gaunt has launched a new radio show.
Indian-born Mrs Saldanha was found dead in nursing accommodation after Greig and fellow shock-jock Michael Christian broadcast the call on Sydney's 2Day Fm.
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SIR MICK JAGGER: With his improbably brown mane of hair, he looks increasingly like a creepy waxwork from Madame Tussaud's CHRIS MOYLES: Radio 1's, er, outgoing breakfast shock-jock loses his sense of timing with his on-air 'I quit' sermon this week.
SHOCK-JOCK Shane Pearce has been dropped from the airwaves by Citybeat after a probe was launched by regulator Ofcom into allegations of illegal broadcasting.
Summary: A US shock-jock barred from entering the UK has reiterated his intention to sue Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
A US shock-jock is demanding pounds 100,000 damages from Home Secretary Jacqui Smith for banning him from Britain.
Radio shock-jock Moyles lent his moniker to Featherstone Rovers so they can 'pioneer the publicity of rugby league across the country.
Even the man who dethroned Imus from his shock-jock throne, Howard Stern, beats Imus by a mile when it comes to talking race: When Stern has as a guest Daniel Carver, an imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, it is powerful to hear the racist banter come directly from Carver's mouth.
Controversial Midlands shock-jock Jon Gaunt pictured, is giving his critics a chance to bite back as he comes to Birmingham on a noholds-barred live show.
RADIO shock-jock Jon Gaunt is coming to Birmingham with his one man show, Undaunted.