floor·​board | \ ˈflȯr-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce floorboard (audio) \

Definition of floorboard

1 : a board in a floor
2 : the floor of an automobile

Examples of floorboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last month, tactical officers spotted a handgun on the floorboard of a suspicious vehicle at the Orland Park Mall. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 7 Mar. 2022 The handgun was in a backpack on the passenger-side floorboard. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 18 Mar. 2022 From the slow sliding door to Malek’s footsteps on the creaky floorboard, Tarney crafted the scene with sound as a primary emotional component. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 13 Mar. 2022 On April 11, 2021, deputies were called to the intersection of Alabama 24 and County Road 214 where a person was performing CPR on a toddler on a minivan floorboard. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 26 Jan. 2022 Officers are then seen removing a handgun from the car, found on the backseat floorboard. Haleigh Kochanski, The Arizona Republic, 5 Feb. 2022 Multiple fired shell casings were found on the floorboard. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 4 Feb. 2022 Blood was found on the driver’s side floorboard, charges state. Meredith Colias-pete, chicagotribune.com, 13 Dec. 2021 In the car, detectives later found a backpack on the driver’s floorboard with two bricks of heroin/fentanyl along with about 12 grams in powder form, about 161 grams of meth, several MDMA tablets and acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride pills. Tiffini Theisen, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of floorboard

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Apr 2022

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“Floorboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floorboard. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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