shuf·​fle·​board | \ ˈshə-fəl-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce shuffleboard (audio) \

Definition of shuffleboard

1 : a game in which players use long-handled cues to shove disks into scoring areas of a diagram marked on a smooth surface
2 : a diagram on which shuffleboard is played

Examples of shuffleboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the middle of the building, former truck bays are being reconfigured as recreation, lounge and fitness spaces, where commercial tenants will be able to choose between a golf simulator, billiards and a shuffleboard court. New York Times, 4 Mar. 2022 Also included is a lounge with a pool table, shuffleboard and digital jukebox. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Apr. 2022 Regulars gather for dart leagues on Mondays and Thursdays, and locals come in for tournament play on the 12-foot shuffleboard on Sundays. cleveland, 16 Mar. 2022 The hall also has a full bar, and activities, like Topgolf Swing Suite and shuffleboard. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Feb. 2022 The brewery’s new taproom and beer garden are a lovely spot to shoot pool, play shuffleboard, and sample micro-seasonal brews featuring local produce grown on the owner’s ranch. Sunset Magazine, 4 Feb. 2022 What's better than chowing down on nachos and playing shuffleboard during a Super Bowl watch party? Sanah Faroke,, 4 Feb. 2022 The move to Florida brought Brady more than just sunshine, early bird-dinner specials and shuffleboard. NBC News, 30 Jan. 2022 The project is the second location of Throw Social’s Washington, D.C. flagship, and features ax throwing, darts, shuffleboard tables, an outdoor stage pumping live music and a menu of gastropub fare. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 6 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of shuffleboard

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for shuffleboard

alteration of obsolete English shove-board

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17 Apr 2022

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“Shuffleboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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