Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: jock from disc jockey

shock jock

noun
     
shock jock [countable] especially American English
someone on a radio show who plays music and talks about subjects that offend many people

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary