airplay

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

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

air +‎ play

Noun[edit]

airplay (usually uncountable, plural airplays)

  1. The playing of a particular song, band or genre on the radio, or the frequency with which it is played.
    Coordinate term: spin
    Country music gets more airplay than heavy metal.
    • 2008, Bob Greene, When We Get to Surf City: A Journey Through America in Pursuit of Rock and Roll, Friendship, and Dreams, Macmillan (→ISBN), page 108:
      During the summer of 1961, Gary U.S. Bonds—he had come up with that name for himself in the hopes that his songs would get more airplay if radio programmers and listeners mistakenly assumed he had a connection to United States Saving Bonds []

Translations[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English airplay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːr.pleː/ (usually pronounced approximating the English)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: air‧play

Noun[edit]

airplay m (uncountable)

  1. airplay