ticker-tape parade

[ tik-er-teyp ]
/ ˈtɪk ərˌteɪp /


a parade honoring a visiting dignitary, hero, or the like in which confetti, shredded newspapers, or the like are showered into the streets from buildings along the parade route.

Nearby words

  1. ticked,
  2. tickell,
  3. tickell, thomas,
  4. ticker,
  5. ticker tape,
  6. ticket,
  7. ticket agency,
  8. ticket agent,
  9. ticket day,
  10. ticket of leave

Origin of ticker-tape parade

from the former practice of using ticker tapes

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