[sleev-bawrd, -bohrd]


a small-scale ironing board for pressing sleeves, especially a narrow board that fits inside a coat sleeve.

Origin of sleeveboard

First recorded in 1820–30; sleeve + board
Also called pressboard. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for sleeve board

sleeve board


a small ironing board for pressing sleeves, fitted onto an ironing board or table
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