Definitions

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  • n. A small keyboard designed to be operated with the thumbs, as on smartphones.

Etymologies

Blend of thumb and keyboard; surface analysis thumb +‎ board. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It would also be better for email triage, though unless there a keyboard option, I am not sure if composing emails would be better on a virtual QWERTY keyboard on the tablet or on the thumbboard on the Blackberry itself.

    InformationWeek - All Stories And Blogs

  • The word "Pro" has basically become a synonym for "WinMo touchscreen phone with a slide-out QWERTY thumbboard".

    infoSync World

  • Keypad: QWERTY keyboard thumbboard operating only on AT&T's HSPA network.

    British Blogs

  • Devices with normal keyboards for a familiar desktop typing experience (netbooks or mini notebooks,) and thumbboard layouts.

    UMPCPortal

  • The HTC Touch Diamond offers a super-slim all-touch design, while the HTC Touch Pro offers a slide-out QWERTY thumbboard.

    infoSync World

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