verb (used without object), day-trad·ed, day-trad·ing.

to buy and sell a listed security or commodity on the same day, usually on margin, for a quick profit.

Related formsday-trad·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for day trading

day trading


the practice of buying and selling shares on the same day, often via the internet, in order to make a quick profit
Derived Formsday trader, noun
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