message board

noun

1
: a board or sign on which messages or notices are displayed
an electronic message board
2
: a public electronic forum that allows users to post or read messages or to post or download files and that is accessed by computer over a network (such as the Internet)
Even as bullpen problems loom …, they haven't spawned the typical degree of urgency and panic on Internet message boards and sports radio shows.Bill Simmons

Examples of message board in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of message board was in 1795

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“Message board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/message%20board. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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