Definitions for playlistˈpleɪˌlɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a list or schedule of the recordings to be played on the radio during a particular program or time period.

    Category: Radio and Television, Showbiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playlist, play list(noun)

    a list of musical selections for performance or for broadcast by radio


  1. playlist(Noun)

    A list of records from which a DJ may select records to be played on a radio programme.

  2. playlist(Noun)

    A list of tracks to be played in a particular sequence, as from an audio CD.

  3. playlist(Verb)

    To include (a track) on a playlist.

    She achieved success when her first single was playlisted on national radio.


  1. Playlist

    In its most general form, a playlist is simply a list of songs. They can be played in sequential or shuffled order. The term has several specialized meanings in the realms of radio broadcasting and personal computers.


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