selling climax


Definition of selling climax

: a sharp decline in stock prices for a short time on very heavy trading volume followed by a rally

First Known Use of selling climax

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about selling climax

Time Traveler for selling climax

Time Traveler

The first known use of selling climax was circa 1949

See more words from the same year

Statistics for selling climax

Cite this Entry

“Selling climax.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

More from Merriam-Webster on selling climax

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with selling climax

Comments on selling climax

What made you want to look up selling climax? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to assail by words or arguments

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!