ticker-tape parade

noun

US
: a parade in which small pieces of paper are thrown into the air to celebrate something, welcome someone, etc.

Examples of ticker-tape parade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Broadway Bound Joined by Jackie, who was eight months pregnant with their second child, the Democratic presidential candidate gave a wave while riding in a ticker-tape parade in lower Broadway during an October 1960 campaign stop in New York City. Nancy Mattia, Peoplemag, 21 Nov. 2023 After a ticker-tape parade in New York City, Rapinoe endorsed then U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro near the steps of City Hall. Sean Gregory, Time, 10 July 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'ticker-tape parade.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near ticker-tape parade

Cite this Entry

“Ticker-tape parade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ticker-tape%20parade. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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