"ticket" Definition

  1. “that’s the TICKET,” _i.e._, that’s what is wanted, or what is best. Probable corruption of “that’s _etiquette_,” or, perhaps, from TICKET, a bill or invoice. This phrase is sometimes extended into “that’s the TICKET for soup,” in allusion to the card given to beggars for immediate relief at soup kitchens. _See_ TICK.

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Position in the dictionary: 3658 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: tickle, tiddlywink, tidy, tie, tied up, tiff, tiffin, tiffy, tiger, tight
Previous words in the dictionary: ticker, tick, tib’s eve, tibby, tibbing out, thundering, thunderer, thunderbomb, thumping, thumper

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