One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An official who records the score at a sports match.
- ‘Before automatic scoring became almost universal, good scorekeepers were always needed for leagues and tournaments.’
- ‘They are timekeepers, scorekeepers, and amplifiers.’
- ‘I was the scorekeeper because I hate that stupid game.’
- ‘In the game one could hear the scorekeeper seated in the hot sun announcing, ‘18 all… 19-18… 19 all.’’
- ‘If a recent illness or asthma flare-up keeps your child from participating actively, your child can still stay involved by serving as scorekeeper or equipment handler until he or she is cleared to return to full participation.’
- ‘When the game is over, thank the scorekeepers and congratulate the winners, then get off the floor.’
- ‘In this case if you believe the scorekeepers, the recession ended at the end of 2001.’
- ‘The organisers of the table quiz would like to thank all the pupils that participated, their teachers and parents, the quiz master and scorekeepers and the Bee Park Community Centre, as well as its staff.’
- ‘Volunteers from scientific and engineering disciplines are needed to serve as moderators, judges, timekeepers and scorekeepers.’
- ‘Like pitchers of today, it seems as if so very few scorekeepers finish what they start.’
- ‘Select one player to be the scorekeeper, who creates a scoresheet by drawing a long column for each player and gives each player a starting score of $6.’
- ‘There was no official scorekeeper, but as usual, certain items were identified with certainty, some were the subject of learned speculation, and some brought laughter.’
- ‘She also thanked the secretary, treasurer, scorekeeper, tournament director and committee members and said she had enjoyed her year in office.’
- ‘For example, if hemophilia prevents your child from participating in a contact sport, he or she can still be a part of the team as the scorekeeper or assistant manager.’
- ‘The scorekeeper is designated prior to each game according to house rules.’
- ‘Will, if they ever have a draft for scorekeepers, you'll go in the first round.’
- ‘Parker believes that, generally speaking, even by the 1920s, ‘The scorekeeper did not regard making decisions as part of his function’.’
- ‘And scorekeepers - like bestseller lists and cash register displays - are the barometer they use to determine whether a new idea is safe yet.’
- ‘Would she still come to my soccer games and would she still play mini one-on-one soccer games in the backyard with Karmen as scorekeeper just like we used to?’
- ‘For you older players, they are also looking for umpires, scorekeepers and coaches to lend a hand.’
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