Definition of scoreline noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskɔːlaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskɔːrlaɪn//
(British English)
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(used mainly in newspapers) the final score or result in a game, competition, etc. a 2–1 scoreline The team did not play as badly as the scoreline suggests. Word Origin1960s: extension of the original use denoting a line in a newspaper giving the score in a sports contest.