diving board


Examples of diving board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The opening spread featured Bertinelli sitting on a diving board. Ana Calderone, Peoplemag, 3 Apr. 2024 When this happens, the entire ground around the tree will feel like a diving board. Brianna Taylor, Sacramento Bee, 5 Feb. 2024 The show both started and ended with SZA perched on a diving board, mirroring the SOS cover. Pitchfork, 20 Dec. 2023 The house is cleaned up now, and the pool is converted to a vegetable garden, its diving board still in place at the old deep end. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, 30 July 2023 Autobiographical memories seem to be linked to a kind of network, so that the sound of the diving board brings the river to mind. Sallie Tisdale, Harper's Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 After Cardi’s surfside hip-swiveling routine with a half dozen dancers, Megan gets her spot, entering the action in a provocative green monokini and matching headdress while posing on a diving board. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 8 Sep. 2023 Today, over seven years later, she’s managed to lower her anxiety and raise her self-esteem without stepping off the diving board. Zoey Lyttle, Peoplemag, 14 Sep. 2023 The swimming pool is deep enough to accommodate plunges from a diving board. Mary Carole McCauley, Baltimore Sun, 21 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diving board was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Diving board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diving%20board. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

diving board

: a flexible board fastened at one end and used for diving into water
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