dart·​board | \ ˈdärt-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce dartboard (audio) \

Definition of dartboard

: a usually circular board (as of compressed bristles) used as a target in the game of darts

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On the first Friday of each month, everyone ends work at 3:00 and gets together for food and adult beverages in the company game room with TV, foosball and a dartboard. Leigh Farr, azcentral, "Small Company Rankings," 13 June 2019 In the raucous coastal city of Pattaya recently, expats and tourists were incredulous when authorities went into bars asking to see a license for those with dartboards. George Styllis, Washington Post, "Lights dim on Bangkok’s nightlife as military tries to salvage legacy," 24 Mar. 2018 In addition to the dartboard, there’s a pool table and an outdoor beer garden, too. Laurie Wilson, BostonGlobe.com, "Here’s a list of some restaurants and bars where you can play darts in New England," 12 June 2018 The dart spins into the air toward a garage with a dartboard hung on it, where Kelley’s brother-in-law, Jojo Brennan, stands with his hand over the board. Jack White, USA TODAY, "Don't try this at home: The making of a golf trick shot video involving darts," 10 July 2018 Upstairs, the restaurant turns into an entertainment destination, with pool tables, foosball, dartboards and a jukebox. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "La Familia Brings Authentic Bolivian Food To Canton," 25 June 2018 There was even a dartboard on one platform, suggesting the workers knew how to keep themselves occupied between trains. John Lee, latimes.com, "Underground London well beyond the Tube holds secrets and delights," 25 Mar. 2018 Its panels also unfold to suggest a local pub (dartboard included) and Caroline’s trailer. Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Windfall Theatre's 'Stones in His Pockets' has too many holes," 10 Feb. 2018 Inside a poker table, dartboard and full bar await O’Neal, who currently serves as a sports analyst for Inside the NBA. Megan Stein, PEOPLE.com, "Shaquille O'Neal Literally Jumps for Joy After Seeing His New Treehouse," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of dartboard

1853, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dartboard

: a round board that is marked with circles, lines, and numbers and that is used as a target in the game of darts

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