ticker-tape parade definition, meaning - what is ticker-tape parade in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “ticker-tape parade”

See all translations

ticker-tape parade

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɪk.ə.teɪp.pəˌreɪd/  us   /-ɚ-/ US
a special celebration in which someone who is being shown respect for achieving something very important walks or drives along streets in a city and small pieces of paper are thrown over them from the windows of tall buildings
Translations of “ticker-tape parade”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從大樓視窗拋出紙帶的迎賓方式…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从大楼窗口抛出纸带的迎宾式…
(Definition of ticker-tape parade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of ticker-tape parade?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Contestants…suck on a modified vaper until they’ve filled their chest cavity with enough vaporised nicotine “e-juice” to shoot out a belch of white smoke upwards of 4ft long.

Read More