noun (sometimes lowercase)Informal.
the New York Stock Exchange.
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Origin of Big Board
An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
Words nearby Big Board
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British Dictionary definitions for Big Board
noun US informal
the quotation board in the New York Stock Exchange
the New York Stock Exchange
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Cultural definitions for Big Board
notes for big board
The term is used sometimes to mean the New York Stock Exchange itself.
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