su·​per·​board ˌsü-pər-ˈbȯrd How to pronounce superboard (audio)
plural superboards
: a supervisory board that has centralized authority
Responsibility for the state's half-million students attending 1,200 public and charter schools now falls to the governor, his chief education officer and the new superboard that oversees spending and policy for every level.Michelle Cole
The amalgamation of N.W.T.'s regional health boards into one health superboardCBC News

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superboard was in 1919

Dictionary Entries Near superboard

Cite this Entry

“Superboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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