Definition of sounding board noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sounding board

BrE BrE//ˈsaʊndɪŋ bɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaʊndɪŋ bɔːrd//
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a person or group of people that you discuss your ideas with before you make them known or reach a decision
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sounding board