Definition of TK in US English:



  • To come (used in journalists' shorthand to indicate that a particular detail will be added in the final version of an article)

    ‘the new lawsuit, filed TK in L.A. Superior Court, alleges that he approached Brown in the parking lot’
    ‘there are tk light bulbs in the chandelier in the chamber of the House of Representatives’
    ‘they succeeded in making minor modifications to the new law, but as of date TK the most troubling provisions remain’
    • A Clockwork Orange was released in 19TK.’
    • ‘Once the band was finally in place, the new record, Title TK, was finished in mere months.’
    • ‘Her death at the Stamford Hospital followed a long illness [TK time].’
    • ‘On May TK, a witness saw the defendant step out of the drug store.’
    • ‘The piece is all done, but his age is still TK.’


1970s: apparently an alteration of TC in order to distinguish it from printable text.