tote board

noun

Definition of tote board 

: an electrically operated board (as at a racetrack) on which pertinent information (such as betting odds and race results) is posted

Examples of tote board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Viola, the delightfully disarming Brooklynite, used to stand watch over racetrack tote boards as a kid while his father sneaked off for a scotch or two. Bryce Miller, sandiegouniontribune.com, "NBC to shine huge Kentucky Derby spotlight on San Diego," 2 May 2018 So adjust the tote board: If the steakhouse summit holds, that bumps the Democrats up to 29 seats, to the Republicans’ 31 seats. Peter Keating, Daily Intelligencer, "Democratic Control of New York State May Be Just One Special Election Away," 24 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tote board.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of tote board

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tote board

tote entry 4

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tote board

Share tote board

Statistics for tote board

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for tote board

The first known use of tote board was circa 1949

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for tote board

tote board

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tote board

: a large, electrically operated board at a racetrack that shows the odds for a race, the results of a race, etc.

More from Merriam-Webster on tote board

See words that rhyme with tote board

Comments on tote board

What made you want to look up tote board? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!