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.
Recent Examples on the Web How could such antibusiness Democrats rank high enough on the Chamber of Commerce scorecard to earn its endorsement? Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, "The Chamber of Commerce’s Bill Comes Due," 29 Apr. 2021 In the grand scheme of things, the massive show of strength, power, torque and distance didn’t really gain DeChambeau much on the scorecard. Mike Bianchi,, "Bryson DeChambeau wants to go where no golfer has ever gone | Commentary," 6 Mar. 2021 The scorecard noted, however, that about 1.5 million EVs are on U.S. roads today. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan isn't among most-friendly states for electric vehicles — or even close," 5 Feb. 2021 Those double bogeys were among three 6s on Weir’s scorecard, with the other coming on the par-5 No. 8. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Utah’s Tony Finau settles for a 74 in the Masters, even with four birdies," 8 Apr. 2021 Readers will almost need a scorecard to keep track of all the underworld figures wandering through this one. David James, Anchorage Daily News, "The true stories of 12 notorious Alaska murder cases makes for a chilling, but gripping read," 13 Mar. 2021 How does the company’s cybersecurity scorecard compare to the financial rationalization of our security spend? Robert Potter, Forbes, "How To Show Operational Competency Through Security Validation," 12 Mar. 2021 Blunt is a solid conservative, sporting an 86% lifetime rating over 23 years with the American Conservative Union scorecard. Philip Elliott, Time, "Why Mitch McConnell Might Not Get a Donald Trump Reprieve," 9 Mar. 2021 The Highland Tour Pants and Highland Tour Shorts feature a moisture-reducing scorecard saver pocket, as well as a shirt-gripping gel waistband to ensure your polo stays tucked in on the course. Zoe Malin, NBC News, "New and Notable: Latest launches from Anker, Madewell, All-Clad and more," 8 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of scorecard

circa 1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of scorecard was circa 1877

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8 May 2021

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“Scorecard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of scorecard

: a card on which the score of a game or contest is recorded
US : a report that gives information about the status, condition, or success of someone or something

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