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[skawr-kahrd, skohr-] /ˈskɔrˌkɑrd, ˈskoʊr-/
a card for keeping score of a sports contest and, especially in team sports, for identifying the players by name, number, and position.
Origin of scorecard
1875-80; score + card1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It's been quite the college football offseason that has required a scorecard to keep track of the happenings.
  • Without a scorecard, it was a challenge to keep straight the groups promoting the boycott.
  • So this is the scorecard after almost a year of effort.
  • However, thinking about arms control as a scorecard that totes up advances and setbacks misses a larger pattern.
  • Now fans need a scorecard to keep track of who is collapsing and who is surging.
  • Maybe they should stop focusing on the scorecard and have a little faith.
  • Thanks to free agency, you can't recognize the players without a scorecard these days.
  • His scorecard: one fall, only one decently executed triple jump, other triples repeatedly turned into doubles.
  • With the proliferation of specialty plates, kids now need a multi-page scorecard to get through one state.
British Dictionary definitions for scorecard


a card on which scores are recorded in various games, esp golf
a card identifying the players in a sports match, esp cricket or baseball
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