Sounding-board meaning

The definition of a sounding board is a person you run things by, or someone you turn to for advice.

An example of a sounding board is your mother, to whom you tell problems or ideas and have discussions with about those ideas or about possible solutions to the problems you are having.

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A person or group whose reactions to an idea, opinion, or point of view serve as a measure of its effectiveness or acceptability.
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A thin board that forms part of the resonating chamber of a musical instrument and serves to reinforce its sound.
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A structure that reflects sound towards the intended listeners.
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(by extension) Any device or means used to spread an idea or point of view.
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A person, or group, whose reactions to a new idea or proposal serve to assess its acceptability.
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Alternative spelling of sounding board.
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A device or means serving to spread or popularize an idea or a point of view.
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