the (Great) Depression

noun

Definition of the (Great) Depression 

: the 1930s, when the U.S. and many other countries were in a very bad depression He grew up during the (Great) Depression.

Learn More about the (Great) Depression

Share the (Great) Depression

Statistics for the (Great) Depression

Look-up Popularity

Comments on the (Great) Depression

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

WORD OF THE DAY

playful or foolish behavior

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

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

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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