Blackboard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblækbɔːrd|  American pronunciation of the word blackboard
Brit.  |ˈblakbɔːd|  British pronunciation of the word blackboard


- sheet of slate; for writing with chalk (syn: chalkboard)


The coach diagrammed the new play on the blackboard.

She scraped her fingernails across the blackboard.

the scrape of fingernails on a blackboard

I erased the chalk marks from the blackboard.

The results were chalked up on the blackboard as soon as they came in.

writing in chalk on the blackboard

The teacher repeated the word, and then wrote it up on the blackboard.

Word forms

singular: blackboard
plural: blackboards
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