bid-up

[ bid-uhp ]
/ ˈbɪdˌʌp /

noun

the act or an instance of increasing the price of something by forcing the bidding upward.
the amount of such increase: a bid-up of 100 percent in the last year.

Nearby words

  1. bid,
  2. bid adieu,
  3. bid in,
  4. bid price,
  5. bid up,
  6. bida,
  7. bidactyly,
  8. bidara,
  9. bidarka,
  10. bidarkee

Origin of bid-up

First recorded in 1860–65; noun use of verb phrase bid up

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