[ gahyd-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈgaɪdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /


a large board or sign, usually mounted on a post, giving directions to travelers.

Nearby words

  1. guide rail,
  2. guide right,
  3. guide rope,
  4. guide vanes,
  5. guide word,
  6. guidebook,
  7. guided,
  8. guided imagery,
  9. guided missile,
  10. guided missile cruiser

Origin of guideboard

First recorded in 1800–10; guide + board Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for guideboard

  • There was no guideboard, and he could not remember by which road he had come.

    Bound to Rise|Horatio Alger