fill or kill


Also found in: Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

fill or kill

In stock trading, an instruction to fill an order in its entirety at once and, if that cannot be done, to cancel it. No, we have to cancel this order now—it was fill or kill.
See also: fill, kill
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fill or kill

and FOK
phr. a broker’s notation advising the stock exchange to fill a stock order or kill it. (The abbreviation is an initialism. Securities markets.) Get rid of this order. It was fill or kill, and it should have been killed yesterday.
See also: fill, kill
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
See also: