Meaning of FLOORBOARD in English


I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

Etymology: floor (I) + board

1. also floorboarding ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : board used for or suitable for floors : flooring

seasoned oak floorboard

2. : a board in a floor

squeaky floorboards

often : one that can be removed to give access to something beneath it (as in a boat)

raise the floorboard to reach the battery

II. transitive verb

slang : to press (the accelerator of a car) to the floor

intransitive verb

slang : to drive a car at full or excessive speed

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.