Madison Avenue, New York.
Madison Avenue definition by Webster's New World
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- a street in New York City, regarded as the center of the U.S. advertising industry
- ☆ this industry, its practices, its influence, etc.
Madison Avenue definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The American advertising industry.adjective
Of, relating to, or working in the American advertising industry.
Origin: After Madison Avenue in New York City, the center of American advertising.
madison avenue - Business Definition
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Business Terms Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of or referring to the advertising industry. The term derives from a street in New York City best known as the headquarters for major advertising firms.
Madison Avenue - Cultural Definition
A street in Manhattan on which many advertising and public relations firms have offices.
- The name of the street is often used to refer to the high-pressure techniques of the advertising business.
- “Madison Avenue hype” carries the connotation of misrepresentation or deliberate dishonesty.