dart·​board ˈdärt-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce dartboard (audio)
: a usually circular board (as of compressed bristles) used as a target in the game of darts

Examples of dartboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His face was printed in the newspaper as a dartboard. Rebecca Mead, The New Yorker, 19 Oct. 2023 David was consequently eviscerated in the press, with one paper printing a full-page dartboard with his face at the bull’s eye. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 21 Sep. 2023 Around nine, an actor named Carter Jenkins walked in and asked Decker for a hard cider, plus darts for the dartboard. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 30 Aug. 2023 Try throwing a dart at a moving target instead of a regular dartboard! Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 18 Aug. 2023 The Golden Tee video game, dartboards, pool table and jukebox, too. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 16 Mar. 2023 Dartboard Template Scale the dartboard up or down as necessary, and use template to cut 10 triangles from white contact paper and 10 triangles from black contact paper. Country Living Staff, Country Living, 23 June 2020 The script, by Seth Reiss and Will Tracy, has no shortage of broad targets on its dartboard; when have the follies of the rich and feckless not been easy fodder for black comedy? Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, 16 Nov. 2022 Milwaukee's newest sports bar, District Fore, opened in the Third Ward this week with golf simulators, digitally scored dartboards, multiple 85-inch televisions and two other large screens that can divide into four smaller screens. Jordyn Noennig, Journal Sentinel, 17 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dartboard was in 1853

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“Dartboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dartboard. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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