score·​card | \ ˈskȯr-ˌkärd How to pronounce scorecard (audio) \

Definition of scorecard

1 : a card for recording the score of a game
2 : a report or indication of the status, condition, or success of something or someone

Examples of scorecard in a Sentence

I always like to keep a scorecard when I watch a baseball game. The candidate rates highly on the magazine's legislative scorecard.
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First Known Use of scorecard

circa 1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Scorecard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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