Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dead cat bounce”

dead cat bounce

noun [S] uk   specialized us  
a temporary increase in the value of shares after there has been a large reduction in their value: Are we witnessing a genuine recovery in the share price, or is it just a dead cat bounce?
(Definition of dead cat bounce from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dead cat bounce?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “dead cat bounce” in other dictionaries

Translations of “dead cat bounce”

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More