scoreboard

[skawr-bawrd, skohr-bohrd]
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noun

a large, usually rectangular board in a ballpark, sports arena, or the like, that shows the score of a contest and often other relevant facts and figures, as the count of balls and strikes on a baseball batter.

Nearby words

  1. scordinema,
  2. score,
  3. score draw,
  4. score off,
  5. score out,
  6. scorecard,
  7. scorekeeper,
  8. scoreless,
  9. scorepad,
  10. scorer

Origin of scoreboard

First recorded in 1820–30; score + board

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British Dictionary definitions for scoreboard

scoreboard

noun

sport a board for displaying the score of a game or match
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