box score

noun

Definition of box score

  1. :  a printed score of a game (such as baseball) giving the names and positions of the players and a record of the play arranged in tabular form; broadly :  total count :  summary

Examples of box score in a Sentence

  1. reading the box scores in the newspaper

Origin and Etymology of box score

from its arrangement in a newspaper box


BOX SCORE Defined for English Language Learners

box score

noun

Definition of box score for English Language Learners

  • : a small chart that shows the players, score, and other details of a baseball game

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