[ kawl-bawrd, -bohrd ]

  1. a bulletin board, as in a theater, on which notices are posted announcing rehearsals, changes in the cast, etc.

Origin of call-board

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

Words Nearby call-board Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use call-board in a sentence

  • In the professional theatre the call-board is usually placed near the stage door.

  • Our Call Board serves a similar purpose, and we encourage its daily perusal by all the students.

  • (G) All communications which refer to the company in general shall be posted upon the call-board.

  • Against the wall on one of the other sides was a big blackboard known as the call board.

  • Through the window of the low, one-story building he could see the lobby call-board, with the little colored studs all dark.

    Martyr | Alan Edward Nourse