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[skawr-kee-per, skohr-] /ˈskɔrˌki pər, ˈskoʊr-/
an official of a sports contest who keeps record of the score.
Origin of scorekeeper
1875-80, Americanism; score + keeper
Related forms
scorekeeping, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Students get into groups of three: one scorekeeper who has the answer sheet and two players.
  • The scorekeeper and the gym supervisor must be notified of this disciplinary action.
  • Each scorekeeper will designate a place for collection.
  • Never go onto the court or playing field, or approach the official scorekeeper, while the game is in progress.
  • The player must be designated before the game to the scorekeeper and the home plate umpire.
  • Each team will be allowed three coaches and one scorekeeper.
  • On the other baseline were the benches, scoreboard operator and scorekeeper.

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