backboard (plural backboards)

  1. (basketball) The flat vertical surface to which the basket is attached.
  2. (tennis) A flat vertical wall with the image of a tennis net drawn or painted on it. Designed to practice hitting against such that the ball bounces back.
  3. (medicine, first aid) A spine board.
  4. A board placed at the back of a cart, boat, etc.
Translations Noun

backboard (uncountable)

  1. (nautical) The port or larboard side of a ship
    Synonyms: larboard, port

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