leaderboard

noun
lead·​er·​board | \ ˈlē-dər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce leaderboard (audio) \

Definition of leaderboard

: a large board for displaying the ranking of the leaders in a competitive event (such as a golf tournament)

Examples of leaderboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Legendary Lights of Historic Clifton Mill in Clifton, Ohio, and Lights Under Louisville have both made the top 20 list and are high on the leaderboard. Sarah Brookbank, The Enquirer, "Looking for some holiday joy? 2 public light displays close to Greater Cincinnati on 10Best's list," 13 Nov. 2020 Other metrics like rep count and volume, displayed on the leaderboard during classes, offer a fun and simple way to get competitive during a completely remote workout session. Landon Groves, chicagotribune.com, "Tempo Studio review: Can this full home gym help fitness enthusiasts stay home?," 7 Oct. 2020 There were also large video boards scattered throughout that helped keep golfers, officials and media abreast of who was moving up and down the leaderboard. Tom Fox, Dallas News, "Dallas Morning News Outtakes: Silence in the midst of a pandemic," 18 June 2020 Adam Long joined the party at the top of the leaderboard with his third birdie in a row at No. 13, but drove right into a penalty area of mangrove trees off the 17th tee, made bogey and finished tied for third with Tom Hoge. Adam Schupak, The Arizona Republic, "Viktor Hovland wins Mayakoba Golf Classic," 7 Dec. 2020 Ryu, who has a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, vaulted up the leaderboard to the top spot after staring the day in a tie for 26th. Jay Betsill, Dallas News, "Three-way tie for lead heading into final round of LPGA Volunteers of America Classic," 5 Dec. 2020 That brings us to the present, with Wilson, who lasted until the third round of the 2012 draft, an established superstar who tops the 2020 leaderboard with 28 TD passes. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson still may not get his first MVP vote in 2020, and this is why," 19 Nov. 2020 Roars heard across the grounds are generally an indicator that a player has hit a key birdie or eagle to move them up the leaderboard. Wynton Wilcox, The Arizona Republic, "Phil Mickelson: Lack of fans likely means higher scores at Masters," 14 Nov. 2020 DeChambeau’s best finish at the Masters has been a tie for 21st, and an unreliable putting stroke has largely kept him off the leaderboard in his three appearances. Bill Pennington, New York Times, "Bryson DeChambeau’s Golf Revolution Turns Toward the Masters," 9 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of leaderboard

1963, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jan 2021

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“Leaderboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaderboard. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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