[skawr-kahrd, skohr-]


a card for keeping score of a sports contest and, especially in team sports, for identifying the players by name, number, and position.

Origin of scorecard

First recorded in 1875–80; score + card1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scorecard

Contemporary Examples of scorecard

Historical Examples of scorecard

  • Thomas was as easy to read as an amateur's scorecard; runs were runs, hits were hits, outs were outs.

    The Voice in the Fog

    Harold MacGrath

British Dictionary definitions for scorecard



a card on which scores are recorded in various games, esp golf
a card identifying the players in a sports match, esp cricket or baseball
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