Pasteboard



[peyst-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈpeɪstˈbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

noun
1.
a stiff, firm made of sheets of paper or layers of paper pulp pressed together.
2.
Older Slang. a card, as a visiting card or a playing card.
3.
Older Slang. a ticket, as for the theater.
adjective
4.
made of pasteboard.
5.
unsubstantial, flimsy, or sham.
/ˈpeɪstˌbɔːd/
noun
1.

2.
(slang) a card or ticket
adjective
3.
flimsy; insubstantial
4.
sham; fake
n.

1540s, from paste (n.) + board (n.1). So called because it is made of sheets of paper pasted together.

noun

[by 1856 in the first sense, ”railroad ticket”]

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