Definition of Grexit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡreksɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreksɪt//
[singular, uncountable]
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used to refer to the possible departure of Greece from the Eurozone (= the group of countries within the European Union that use the euro as a unit of money) Voters fear uncertainty and do not want to risk Grexit. compare Brexit Word Origin2012: blend of Greek (or Greece) and exit.