Black Tuesday

Black Tuesday ˌBlack ˈTuesday noun [uncountable]
1. FINANCE Tuesday October 29, 1929, the worst day of the Wall Street Crash
2. any Tuesday when something bad happens

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Black Tuesday UK US noun ECONOMICS, FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
Tuesday, October 29, 1929, when the price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange reached its lowest level and the period called the Great Depression began: »

The stock market collapse which culminated in Black Tuesday on Oct. 29, shattered illusions about unending wealth and the ease of speculation.

Compare BLACK MONDAY(Cf. ↑Black Monday), BLACK THURSDAY(Cf. ↑Black Thursday), BLACK WEDNESDAY(Cf. ↑Black Wednesday), WALL STREET CRASH(Cf. ↑Wall Street Crash)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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