Definition of sounding board
1a : a structure behind or over a pulpit, rostrum, or platform to give distinctness and sonority to sound
b : a device or agency that helps propagate opinions or utterances
c : a person or group on whom one tries out an idea or opinion as a means of evaluating it
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