1

pasteboard

noun paste·board \ ˈpās(t)-ˌbȯrd \

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

First Known Use of pasteboard

1511

pasteboard Synonyms

Synonyms
check, coupon, pass, ticket
Related Words
certificate, note, token, voucher

2

pasteboard

adjective

Definition of pasteboard

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

First Known Use of pasteboard

1601


PASTEBOARD Defined for Kids

pasteboard

noun paste·board \ ˈpāst-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of pasteboard for Students



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pasteboard? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to conform or adhere

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!