sounding board

sounding board


A person or group with whom one discusses an idea, plan, or suggestion in order to evaluate its strengths, acceptability, feasibility, practicality, etc.


My friend John and I really know each other’s skills and interests, so whenever one of us has an idea for a new project, we use the other as a sounding board.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘sounding board’ mean?

The idiom sounding board means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘sounding board’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘sounding board’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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