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pasteboard

noun paste·board \ ˈpās(t)-ˌbȯrd \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of pasteboard

1 : a solid cardboard with a paper facing; broadly : cardboard
2 : ticket 1a

Examples of pasteboard in a Sentence

  1. those pasteboards I got from a scalper cost me four times their face value

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First Known Use of pasteboard

1511

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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pasteboard Synonyms

Synonyms

check, coupon, pass, ticket;

Related Words

certificate, note, token, voucher;


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pasteboard

adjective

Definition of pasteboard

1 : made of pasteboard
2 : sham, unsubstantial
  • prefabricated plots and pasteboard heroes
  • —Peter Andrews

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First Known Use of pasteboard

1601

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PASTEBOARD Defined for Kids

pasteboard

noun paste·board \ ˈpāst-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of pasteboard for Students



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