the ratings

Definition of the ratings

:numbers that show how many people watch or listen to a particular television or radio program
  • a show that's down in the ratings.

Word by Word Definitions

rating ratings
  1. : a classification according to grade

  2. : a naval enlisted man

  3. : relative estimate or evaluation : standing


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