uptick

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noun up·tick \ˈəp-ˌtik\

Definition of uptick

  1. :  increase, rise an uptick in sales an uptick in hiring

Examples of uptick in a Sentence

  1. an uptick in sales over the last fiscal year

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Origin and Etymology of uptick

2up + 1tick


First Known Use: 1955


UPTICK Defined for English Language Learners

uptick

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Definition of uptick for English Language Learners

  • : a small increase or rise



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