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 The land to be searched grew more vast with each additional ring, resembling a dartboard. Washington Post, 30 June 2022 Just help yourself from behind the bar at Hopton Hall’s cozy pub with its roaring fireplace, dartboard and every board-game under the sun. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 29 Mar. 2022 The unusual process sparked some criticism on Facebook, with commenters on a video post of the drawing mockingly suggesting using a dartboard, a coin toss or Rock, Paper, Scissors to determine the winner. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 4 Nov. 2021 There was a dartboard on the wall, a pool table to the side and a Blue Bunny ice cream cart near the entrance, tended to by representatives from H.R. New York Times, 22 Oct. 2021 In Kennett Square, Ryan Presutti’s bedroom remains largely untouched, a dartboard on the wall, along with a Pittsburgh Steelers pennant and his football plaques from Unionville High. al, 5 July 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of dartboard

1853, in the meaning defined above

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3 Jul 2022

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“Dartboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dartboard. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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