Definition of ticker
: something that ticks or produces a ticking sound: asa : watchb (1) : a telegraphic receiving instrument that automatically prints off information (as stock quotations or news) on a paper ribbon (2) : a graphic on which information is scrolled across the top or bottom of a television or computer screenc slang : heart
Examples of ticker in a sentence
The news came over the ticker.
Exercise is good for your ticker.
First Known Use of ticker
TICKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ticker for English Language Learners
: a machine that receives and prints out stock prices and other news on long, thin pieces of paper
: a narrow area that shows information across the top or bottom of a television or computer screen
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