how to pronounce washboard


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“… some kind of a board washboard so i went …”

meanings of washboard


  1. A board fastened along a ship's gunwale to prevent splashing; a splashboard.
  2. Such a board used as a simple percussion instrument.
  3. Baseboard; skirting board.
  4. A board with a corrugated surface against which laundry may be rubbed.
  5. A stretch of ripples or bumps on a dirt or gravel road caused by interaction between traffic and road surface.


  1. To move up and down or back and forth across the surface of a hive, possibly to lay down a layer of propolis and wax.
  2. To play a washboard.
  3. To produce a rippled texture on a surface.