Definition of 'airwaves'
Example sentences containing 'airwaves'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Too many politicians have filled the airwaves complaining that government has either been dragging its feet or following a hasty timetable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)All sports people are sensitive when they're ready to go to a match - and then that hits the airwaves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She must have been feeling terrible when she hit the airwaves for her morning show yesterday. The Sun (2006)It includes a major radio campaign to counter the misinformation that currently fills the airwaves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Charges of government mismanagement and failed reform are again filling the airwaves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can hear the song for yourself when it hits the airwaves on Monday. The Sun (2010)It fills the airwaves almost round the clock with programmes it should not be making and it fills its corridors with people it should not employ. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Liberal Democrats filled the airwaves this week with promises to crack down on tax avoidance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'airwaves'
Used Occasionally. airwaves is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'airwaves'
British English: airwaves NOUN
the airwaves The airwaves is used to refer to the activity of broadcasting on radio and television.
Joyful popular music filled the airwaves.
Definition of airwaves from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.