corkboard

noun
cork·​board | \ ˈkȯrk-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce corkboard (audio) \

Definition of corkboard

: a heat-insulating material made of compressed granulated cork also : a bulletin board made with this material

Examples of corkboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was probably a scrap of paper taped up somewhere, or tacked to a corkboard at a local café. Sheila Heti, Harper’s Magazine , 4 Jan. 2022 This is how the Johnson books are composed: First on corkboard, then on a notepad, then typed, and then, after thousands of revisions big and small, published at last. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 7 Dec. 2021 Soni bought a corkboard map of the United States for charting workers’ journeys, and devoted a red pushpin to Gonzalez. Sarah Stillman, The New Yorker, 1 Nov. 2021 Behind him, on a beige wall, a corkboard was hung with badges and bracelets in support of various causes. Dhruv Khullar, The New Yorker, 20 Sep. 2021 And then a week or two later, there's a second corkboard full. Dan Snierson, EW.com, 31 Mar. 2021 This earnestness about their feelings means that the hot crying dude is connected by strings on a corkboard to himbos, simping, and cinnamon roll characters too pure for this world. Whizy Kim, refinery29.com, 24 June 2021 In a series of new images, the actor can be seen sketching out a design in front of a corkboard covered in fashion drawings. CNN, 28 Apr. 2021 So there's hundreds of these pieces of art on each corkboard. Dan Snierson, EW.com, 31 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of corkboard

circa 1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Corkboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corkboard. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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