shuffleboard

noun shuf·fle·board \ ˈshə-fəl-ˌbȯrd \

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

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Origin and Etymology of shuffleboard

alteration of obsolete English shove-board


SHUFFLEBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

shuffleboard

noun

Definition of shuffleboard for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which players use a long stick with a curved piece at one end to slide discs into scoring areas that are marked on the ground


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