verb (used with object)
- tickell, thomas,
- ticker tape,
- ticker-tape parade,
- ticket agency,
- ticket agent,
- ticket day,
- ticket of leave,
- ticket office
Origin of ticket
Examples from the Web for ticketed
Depending on demand and expectations, the event might have even been ticketed.
There lay the envelope, and among other ticketed papers a small roll of greenbacks—such as her father often kept there.From Sand Hill to Pine|Bret Harte
The correspondence pertaining to some of these 78 disputes was filed and ticketed, with brief contempt, “Squabbles.”Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)|Henry Laing Gordon
These relics are lodged in the London Scriptural Museum, and are all ticketed with the texts they serve to illustrate.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
- a piece of paper, cardboard, etc, showing that the holder is entitled to certain rights, such as travel on a train or bus, entry to a place of public entertainment, etc
- (modifier) concerned with or relating to the issue, sale, or checking of ticketsa ticket office; ticket collector
verb -ets, -eting or -eted (tr)
Word Origin for ticket
1520s, "short note or document," from a shortened form of Middle French etiquet "label, note," from Old French estiquette "a little note" (late 14c.), especially one affixed to a gate or wall as a public notice, from estiquer "to affix, stick on, attach," from Frankish *stikkan, cognate with Old English stician "to pierce" (see stick (v.)).
Meaning "card or piece of paper that gives its holder a right or privilege" is first recorded 1670s, probably developing from the sense of "certificate, license, permit." The political sense of "list of candidates put forward by a faction" has been used in American English since 1711. Meaning "official notification of offense" is from 1930; parking ticket first attested 1947. Big ticket item is from 1970. Slang the ticket "just the thing, what is expected" is recorded from 1838, perhaps with notion of a winning lottery ticket.
1610s, from ticket (n.). Related: Ticketed; ticketing.
see just the ticket; meal ticket; split ticket; straight ticket; write one's own ticket.