leaderboard

noun

lead·​er·​board ˈlē-dər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce leaderboard (audio)
: 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 In recent weeks, the likes of energy and industrial sectors have risen to high positions on the leaderboard, while the outperformance of technology has narrowed. Justina Lee, Fortune, 30 Mar. 2024 The outfielder led Oregon in hitting for four straight seasons and finished on the school's all-time leaderboard in several categories. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 12 Feb. 2024 His confidence is backed up by the fact that both men are currently ranked number one and two on the world leaderboard this season. Katelyn Hutchison, Forbes, 18 Feb. 2024 Care to guess how many rosters in the top 100 of the MFL leaderboard have Poor Things on their roster? Joe Reid, Vulture, 31 Jan. 2024 Jaeger, who began the day 4-under after an opening-round 68 on the South, started on the North’s back nine and birdied five holes to move onto the leaderboard. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Jan. 2024 The third-round leaderboard of the Farmers Insurance Open was a real who’s who of professional golf. Mirjam Swanson, Orange County Register, 26 Jan. 2024 The Falcon models have regularly topped the leaderboards that Hugging Face maintains for model performance and popularity. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 11 Mar. 2024 Below is the most recent point leaderboard for the Derby, which lists the horse, owner, trainer and total points, according to the Kentucky Derby. The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leaderboard was in 1963

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“Leaderboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaderboard. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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