score·​board | \ ˈskȯr-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce scoreboard (audio) \

Definition of scoreboard

: a large board for displaying the score of a game or match

Examples of scoreboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Follow The Courier Journal's Kentucky high school football scoreboard to see the teams that advanced and the ones that had their seasons dusted. J.l. Kirven, The Courier-Journal, 6 Nov. 2021 The video scoreboard was frozen at 0:00 in a second-round playoff game at Mount Carmel, but the referees were calling for one more untimed play following a pass-interference call against the Bulldogs in the end zone. Rick Armstrong,, 6 Nov. 2021 In September, the team submitted a new scoreboard sign for approval by the Cleveland Planning Commission, according to WEWS. Noah Sheidlower And Christina Zdanowicz, CNN, 3 Nov. 2021 Nicole Xie finished tied for 15th and Ally Madden was tied for 18th place on the final scoreboard. Alex Harrison, The Enquirer, 24 Oct. 2021 The proposal was preceded by a short video on the stadiums new scoreboard. J.c. Carnahan,, 23 Oct. 2021 His first name wasn’t chanted over and over by a Muppets character on the video scoreboard. Dylan Hernández Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 2021 The league's only unbeaten team is struggling on COVID-19 scoreboard. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 20 Oct. 2021 There were no signs or scoreboard messages at Fenway Park this season and no active players stepped forward as Anderson, Betts, and others did., 2 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of scoreboard

1826, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of scoreboard was in 1826

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15 Nov 2021

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“Scoreboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of scoreboard

: a large board on which the score of a game or contest is shown


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