Definition of report card in English:

Share this entry

report card

Pronunciation: /rəˈpôrt/ Pronunciation: /rēˈpôrt kärd/

noun

chiefly North American
1A teacher’s written assessment of a student’s work, progress, and conduct, sent home to a parent or guardian.
Example sentences
  • Show your parents your report card, and make sure it's full of A's.
  • Add them all up and you'll begin to grasp why kids today are getting a flunking grade in conduct on the great report card of public opinion.
  • Despite Reuven's straight A report card in school, he is lonely and sad.
1.1An evaluation of performance: Democrat legislators fared poorly in a recent report card
More example sentences
  • Basically the Feds get to write their own report card every month and they're not exactly loathe to take some liberties in compiling the numbers.
  • As long as their budget and authority is carved out of IT, this will continue to be a report card that gives the public nightmares.
  • Lorenzo Morris, professor of political science at Howard University, thinks the report card has its greatest impact in a close election.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: re·port card

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.