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 The scorecard should be designed as an early warning system that will forecast trouble, allowing the appropriate person to take action. Tom Cooney And Crystal Faulkner,, "BusinessWise: A business’s eight-step prescription for surviving the coronavirus recession," 23 Mar. 2020 The two combatants cover almost every cliché on the right-wing scorecard. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, "Bloomberg–Sanders Battle Could Determine the Democrats’ Future," 19 Feb. 2020 Woods did claw back a couple of birdies early on his second nine, but his scorecard was littered with errors, most of them on the greens. Eamon Lynch, Golfweek, "Lynch: Attention turns to Tiger Woods' plans before Masters after Genesis meltdown," 15 Feb. 2020 Godiva was rated the worst, followed by Ferrero and Mondalez on a scorecard of efforts to reduce child labor and deforestation published by the activist group Green America. Washington Post, "Chocolate companies don’t do enough to stop child workers, new report says," 14 Oct. 2019 Lake Mary was denied in its bid for a fifth consecutive state title, but Rams sophomore Izzy Pellot placed third in the individual competition with a 3-under-par 70-71—141 scorecard for two tours of the Las Colinas Course., "Winter Park, Lake Nona, Hagerty golfers are second best at FHSAA 3A tournament," 30 Oct. 2019 Three previous bookings of this matchup fell through due to injury, but the two cartoonishly muscled 185-pounders captivated the crowd with a spectacularly physical fight that Costa won 29-28 on all three scorecards. Greg Beacham, The Denver Post, "Stipe Miocic stops Daniel Cormier, reclaims heavyweight belt at UFC 241," 18 Aug. 2019 The Eviction Lab scorecard includes 16 measures collected into five categories. Washington Post, "Which states are doing a better job protecting renters from being evicted during the coronavirus pandemic," 29 Apr. 2020 In these metrics, Texas ranked at or near the bottom in the U.S., the scorecard shows. Dallas News, "‘Anything you can do without, do without’: Steps you should take now to stay solvent if the economy breaks," 25 Mar. 2020

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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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“Scorecard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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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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