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

Examples of dartboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Local dartboard ornament Irving, who was held to 16 in Boston’s Game 3 win, erupted for 23 first-half points. BostonGlobe.com, 31 May 2021 Imagine the most desirable neighborhood is the bullseye of a dartboard. Mor Zucker, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 Getting into one of the ultra-elites is like trying to hit a dartboard bullseye blindfolded. Susan Paterno, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021 The governor reportedly had a dartboard featuring de Blasio’s face at his mansion in Albany. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, 24 Mar. 2021 The bar also came with a $200 gift card for Miller products and a dartboard. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 Oct. 2020 His wedding registry at Target included poker cards, mini fridges and a dartboard — as well as an Xbox One controller with seven or so games, including Madden NFL 20, Need for Speed and Crash Bandicoot. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Aug. 2020 To go with the classic-style burgers and to keep patrons engaged, the men added 1990s video games to the space, as well as a dartboard and a pool table. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 July 2020 When the clue package introduces his college roommate, who is dressed as a dartboard in a bar with a Route 66 sign, the camera zooms in on a quarter. Ariana Brockington, refinery29.com, 13 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of dartboard

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dartboard was in 1853

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9 Jun 2021

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“Dartboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dartboard. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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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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