payola

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps Blend of pay and Victrola.

Noun[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

payola (countable and uncountable, plural payolas)

  1. (US) A bribe given in exchange for a favor, such as one given in exchange for the promotion of goods or services (originally one given to a disk jockey to play a record).

Translations[edit]