Definition of ticker tape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


ticker tape

BrE BrE//ˈtɪkə teɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪkər teɪp//
[uncountable] (especially North American English)
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(in the past) long narrow strips of paper with information, for example stock market prices, printed on them by a special telegraph machine a ticker-tape parade in the streets of New York (= an occasion when people throw pieces of paper as part of a celebration, for example in honour of a famous person)
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