scoreboard

noun
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 But the actress was still at the bottom of the scoreboard. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "'Dancing With the Stars': Tyra Banks' announces live TV miscue in wild finish, elimination drama," 6 Oct. 2020 Their pre-game hype video will play on the scoreboard. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, "Globe Life Field will sound like Dodger Stadium during Dodgers NLDS home games," 6 Oct. 2020 Much of the Week 4 scoreboard had winning scores beginning with a 3 and totals beginning with a 5. Barry Wilner, Star Tribune, "Analysis: Let's light up those million-dollar scoreboards," 5 Oct. 2020 Anything is possible against Cleveland Heights in the first round of the Region 1 playoffs, where the Tigers can match them in a defensive struggle or getting running on the scoreboard. Matt Goul, cleveland, "Hoban remains No. 1, Copley and Keystone jump into cleveland.com football Top 25," 5 Oct. 2020 South Oak Cliff got on the scoreboard with a 32-yard field goal by Antonio Loya late in the third period. Randy Jennings, Dallas News, "Duncanville leans on its defense in 41-3 win over South Oak Cliff, extends regular-season winning streak to 32," 3 Oct. 2020 Owen Poovey kicked a 32-yard field with 28 seconds left in the half to put Decatur on the scoreboard. al, "Cullman downs Decatur 21-10 for school’s milestone 600th victory," 3 Oct. 2020 Santos rebounded on the next drive, nailing a 35-yard field goal to get the Bears on the scoreboard. Colleen Kane, chicagotribune.com, "5 things to watch when the Bears play the Colts, including Akiem Hicks against a tough offensive line and kicker Cairo Santos searching for consistency," 2 Oct. 2020 Will Teddy Bridgewater have enough juice to keep up on the scoreboard? Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, "Arizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers picks, predictions: Who wins Week 4 NFL game?," 30 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of scoreboard

1826, in the meaning defined above

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9 Oct 2020

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“Scoreboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scoreboard. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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scoreboard

noun
How to pronounce scoreboard (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of scoreboard

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

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