score·​board ˈskȯr-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce scoreboard (audio)
: a large board for displaying the score of a game or match

Examples of scoreboard in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scoreboard was in 1826

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“Scoreboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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score·​board ˈskō(ə)r-ˌbō(ə)rd How to pronounce scoreboard (audio)
: a large board for displaying the score of a game or match
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