Definition of floorboard in English:

floorboard

Syllabification: floor·board
Pronunciation: /ˈflôrˌbôrd
 
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noun

  • 1A long plank making up part of a wooden floor in a building.
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    • The second double bedroom has polished wooden floorboards, a picture window and built-in wardrobes.
    • The original stained timber floorboards are retained and there is a cast iron fireplace.
    • I crept silently into the living room, wincing when a hardwood floorboard creaked under my weight.
  • 1.1North American The floor of a motor vehicle: the keys had fallen on the floorboard of her car
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    • Quickly he grabbed an old brown paper lunch sack from the back floorboards of his car.
    • I was driving last night, and when I went to brake, I had to practically shove the brake pedal into the floorboard to make the car stop.
    • She gazed at the floorboard of the car confused and light-hearted with Sade's annoying company.

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