Big Board


noun (sometimes lowercase) Informal.

the New York Stock Exchange.

Origin of Big Board

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for big board

Big Board


noun US informal

the quotation board in the New York Stock Exchange
the New York Stock Exchange
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Culture definitions for big board

big board


The huge electronic board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports the changing values of stocks traded on the exchange.

Note

The term is used sometimes to mean the New York Stock Exchange itself.
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