The day after Thanksgiving in the US, and typially considered the busiest shopping day of the year. The term "black" is said to come from a large number companies that don't generate profits until that Friday, when they swing from the red into the black.
Disney exec: If we don't boost sales, we'll stay in the red and lose our bonuses!

Other VPs: don't worry, the day after thanksgiving we'll sell enough crap to get into the black.

exec: Thank God for Black Friday!
by dhutch December 01, 2005
The day the music died (officially)
Friday, March 11, 2011
With the release of the youtube hit "Friday" by Rebecca Black,

marks the low point of popular music. This song makes Justin Bieber sound like Jimi Hendrix. A girl is faced with the universally-relevant, ethical dilemma of which seat she should take as her underage friends drive her around, ditching school, to go to a "party," all while expressing a great appreciation for the day of Friday, reminding her listeners the days preceding and following Friday each week.
"I haven't been on youtube since Black Friday"- Person 1
"Wow, I haven't been on youtube since i saw the music video to that song "Friday"' Person 2
"thats what I said" Person 1
by locust615 March 17, 2011
1. The number one cause of death in the US.
2. The reason why most people hate America.
2. America? Fuck no, they have Black Friday!
by Ihopethisnameisnttaken April 01, 2010
The friday your check doesnt come
My weekend is fucked up because it's fuckin black friday!Damn!
by Joshua Conley November 25, 2005
The first friday after Black Ops release. The first time nerds get to stay up all night playing call of duty.
A: Dude are you ready for Black Friday?

B: Hell yea I've got my BFC monster and 120 pizza rolls!

A: BEST NIGHT EVAARRRR!
by JayDrizzle November 15, 2010
It's the day after Thanksgiving where everyone acts like Black people.
Jim: That guy just punched me flat on my ass for my radio.
Bob: It's because it's black friday.
by Special K1 November 25, 2008
Stupid people spending money they don't have on shit they don't need.
HOLY SHIT, THE MICROWAVES ARE ON SALE?! I HAVE TO BUY ALL OF THEM BECAUSE IT'S BLACK FRIDAY!

*slips on a banana peel and gets trampled to death*
by XileLord December 10, 2010
The rare occasion that Martin Luther King Day lands on a Friday.
Dude, it's black friday, duh
by Lolcatslolcatslolcats November 19, 2010

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