Adjective "nikkei" definition and examples

(Nikkei may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

noun

The Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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    1. an index showing the average closing prices of 225 stocks on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

    2. an American of Japanese descent.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "ministers can be nikkei."

    "secretaries can be nikkei."

    "sanseis can be nikkei."

    "people can be nikkei."

    "journalists can be nikkei."

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    Origin

    (Nikkei)1980s; earliest use found in The Wall Street Journal.