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hit parade

n.
A group or listing of the currently most popular or excellent items in given area, especially songs.
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hit parade

n
(Pop Music) old-fashioned a listing or playing of the current most popular songs
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hit′ parade`


n.
1. a listing of popular songs ranked according to their popularity.
2. any listing of popular or favorite persons or things.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hit parade - a collection of the best or most popular people or items of a given kind
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
2.hit parade - a ranked list of the songs that are most popular at a given time
list, listing - a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
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Translations

hit parade

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References in periodicals archive ?
1952: Britain's first hit parade was published in the New Musical Express.
For the record, the hit parade read: 1 Charlie Mitchell, 2 Bunny Johnson, 3 Horace Notice, 4 Johnny Prescott, 5 Gordon Ferris, 6 Pele Reid, 7 Al Malcolm, 8 Dave Roden, 9 Paddy Finn, 10 Joe Egan.
And he's still making music better than the kiddie X Factor nonsense they have in the hit parade. Get Lucky came on the tannoy when I was in the post office queue and it made me tap my feet and feel less murderous about the FIVE windows that were closed.
1982: Bucks Fizz topped the Hit Parade with My Camera Never Lies, knocking The Goombay Dance Band's Seven Tears off top spot.
In 1998 it got to number nine on the hit parade. Gold star if you can remember how it went...
La capitale du royaume a abrite pour sa part le Maroc Hit Parade, un evenement culturel organise par l'association Dima-Maroc.
The Blockheads @ The Scene Club, Swansea (April 27) AS backing band to the late Ian Dury, The Blockheads brought their magical mix of workingmen's club funk and white-boy dance grooves to such truly classic songs as What A Waste, Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part Three), Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll and Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (top of the hit parade in 1979 and, to this day, one of the greatest moments of the post-punk era).
Priscilla tells the story of three best friends on the wildest road trip eve, with more than 500 dazzling costumes and a hit parade of dance-floor favorites, including "It's Raining Men" and "I Will Survive." The show concludes its Broadway run with a final performance at the Palace Theatre in New York on June 24.
Any who are facing one of the tests will find this reviews all the basics and includes a 'hit parade' of the most frequent vocabulary words seen on the tests.
The million-selling There''s No-one Quite Like Grandma - written to mark the Queen Mother''s 80th birthday - knocked John Lennon off number one, beating The Police and Barbra Streisand to the top the Yuletide hit parade.
THE KOOKS YORK HALL, LONDON AFTER bursting onto the scene five years ago The Kooks made the top of the hit parade. But their second album saw them slump to the canvas.