scorecard

[ skawr-kahrd, skohr- ]
/ ˈskɔrˌkɑrd, ˈskoʊr- /

noun

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

Nearby words

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

Origin of scorecard

First recorded in 1875–80; score + card1

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British Dictionary definitions for scorecard

scorecard

/ (ˈskɔːˌkɑːd) /

noun

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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