Uptick Definition

ŭptĭk
noun
An increase, especially a small or incremental one.
Last week's uptick in interest rates.
American Heritage
A stock transaction at a price higher than that of the preceding transaction.
Webster's New World
An increase or upturn; rise.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
downtick

Other Word Forms of Uptick

Noun

Singular:
uptick
Plural:
upticks

Origin of Uptick

  • From the indication of a rise in price of a stock by a plus sign on boards above stock market stations

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • up +"Ž tick

    From Wiktionary

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