bulletin board

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of bulletin board

1 : a board for posting notices (as at a school)
2 : a public electronic forum that allows users to post or read messages : message board
  • … a personal computer, a modem, and a telephone line are all you need to run your own bulletin board
  • —John Seabrook
  • Computer bulletin board services offer up the glories of e-mail, the thought provocation of news-groups, the sharing of ideas implicit in public posting, and the interaction of real-time chats. The fabulous, wonderful, limitless world of communication is just waiting for you to log on.
  • —M. Kadi

Examples of bulletin board in a Sentence

  1. Our teacher put our pictures up on the bulletin board.

Recent Examples of bulletin board from the Web

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First Known Use of bulletin board

1827


BULLETIN BOARD Defined for English Language Learners

bulletin board

noun

Definition of bulletin board for English Language Learners

  • : a board on the wall of a classroom, office, etc., where things (such as written notices or pictures) are put so that they can be seen by many people


BULLETIN BOARD Defined for Kids

bulletin board

noun

Definition of bulletin board for Students

: a board for posting bulletins and announcements


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