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An official who records the score throughout a game or competition.

score′keep′ing adj. & n.


(General Sporting Terms) a person whose job is to keep score in a game or match


(ˈskɔrˌki pər, ˈskoʊr-)

an official of a sports contest who keeps record of the score.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scorekeeper - an official who records the score during the progress of a game
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"


[ˈskɔːˌkiːpəʳ] Ntanteador(a) m/f
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