chip·​board ˈchip-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce chipboard (audio)
: a cardboard usually made entirely from wastepaper

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Navruz marries the grandiose with the flimsy: 24-karat gold leaf and glitter, Pamiri lapis alongside rendered chipboard and glue. Anna Sherman Maxime Fossat, New York Times, 3 Nov. 2022 Make your own Christmas village from paper chipboard. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Aug. 2022 The set is a chipboard box illuminated by hard white overhead lighting with the actors in status-free blue and gray clothes, sitting in a row of nondescript, matching plastic chairs. David Benedict, Variety, 8 July 2022 Yet, their chipboard construction has proved to be incredibly resilient, the tactile experience and interlocking pieces impossible to replicate on a touchscreen in a satisfying way. Austin Carr,, 5 May 2020 White Mountain offers high-quality puzzles made of sturdy blue chipboard on recycled paper. Luann Gibbs,, 24 Apr. 2020 Route 66’ gave the grooviest Oregon City history lesson, daddy-o Bigfoot Face 1,000-piece puzzle by Lantern Press: The final image is 20 inches by 30 inches and made of premium archival paper and ink on 1/16-inch thick, grade-A chipboard. oregonlive, 5 Apr. 2020 Pillars covered in chipboard fill the Grossman Gallery. Cate Mcquaid,, 5 Sep. 2019 While the chipboard suggests neglect or abandonment, these pillars take the weight in a garden of colors. Cate Mcquaid,, 5 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chipboard was in 1898

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“Chipboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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