message board

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of message board

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

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First Known Use of message board

1795


MESSAGE BOARD Defined for English Language Learners

message board

noun

Definition of message board for English Language Learners

  • : a public computer system on the Internet that allows people to read and leave messages for other users


MESSAGE BOARD Defined for Kids

message board

noun

Definition of message board for Students

: a public computer system on the Internet that allows people to read and leave messages for other users

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