noun all–seat·er \(ˈ)ȯl-¦sē-tər\

Definition of all–seater




  1. :  a stadium or arena that provides seating for all spectators and offers no standing room all-seaters should give clubs greater control over who occupies which part of the ground. — Nick Hornby, Fever Pitch, 1992 And then football clubs started to be more family and female friendly, turning their stadiums into all-seaters and discouraging the macho culture of the terraces. — Daily Mail (London), 17 June 2010


adjective an all-seater stadium … the stadium must be all-seater and have at least a 30,000 capacity — Derby Evening Telegraph, 3 June 2010

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Origin and Etymology of all–seater

all seats + 2-er

First Known Use: 1980

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to cast off or become cast off

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