uptick


up·tick

noun \ˈəp-ˌtik\

: a small increase or rise

Full Definition of UPTICK

:  increase, rise <an uptick in sales> <an uptick in hiring>

Examples of UPTICK

  1. <an uptick in sales over the last fiscal year>

Origin of UPTICK

2up + 3tick
First Known Use: 1955

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