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 The 600th double put Cabrera at 1,813 career RBIs, passing Frank Robinson for 19th place on MLB's all-time leaderboard. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2022 With 20 horses vying for their share of the $3 million purses, Mo Donegal (10-1 odds) tops this year's leaderboard after winning the Remsen Stakes in December 2021, followed by Happy Jack (30-1) and Gun Runner champ Epicenter (7-2). Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 6 May 2022 Assumption's Reagan Gilmore enters the leaderboard after posting the fastest times in the 800 and 3200 meter runs. Jonathan Saxon, The Courier-Journal, 26 Apr. 2022 Either way the final results will likely depend on the field event leaderboard. cleveland, 21 Apr. 2022 McIlroy closed with a flourish, his 8-under 64 on Sunday sending him vaulting up the leaderboard and into second place after starting the final round 10 shots back. oregonlive, 11 Apr. 2022 Lexi Evans went three-four in the pole vault at 13-4 but the person both are tied with atop the state leaderboard at 13-7, Dublin’s Jathiyah, was a step behind. Steve Brand, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Apr. 2022 According to Statcast’s catcher framing leaderboard, Sanchez had posted -6 runs extra strikes supported by FanGraphs’ -10 defensive runs saved (DRS) in 879.1 innings behind the plate last season. Wayne G. Mcdonnell, Jr., Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 China's superstar Eileen Gu is the favorite heading into the women’s freeski halfpipe final after topping the leaderboard in qualifying. Rhea Mogul, CNN, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of leaderboard

1963, in the meaning defined above

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leader

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Last Updated

15 May 2022

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“Leaderboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaderboard. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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