ticker tape

noun

Definition of ticker tape

  1. :  the paper ribbon on which a telegraphic ticker prints off its information

1895

First Known Use of ticker tape

1895


TICKER TAPE Defined for English Language Learners

ticker tape

noun

Definition of ticker tape for English Language Learners

  • : long, thin pieces of paper on which news and stock prices are printed by a special machine (called a ticker)

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