follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

triple witching hour

noun
1.
the last hour of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on the four Fridays each year when stock options, stock index futures, and options on such futures simultaneously expire: regarded as a time of extreme volatility in trading.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for triple witching hour

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for triple

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends