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headboard

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noun head·board \-ˌbȯrd\

Simple Definition of headboard

  • : an upright board at the end of a bed where you rest your head

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of headboard

  1. :  a board forming the head (as of a bed)


HEADBOARD Defined for Kids

headboard

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noun head·board \ˈhed-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of headboard for Students

  1. :  a vertical board at the head of a bed




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