bleacher

noun bleach·er \ ˈblē-chər \
|Updated on: 11 Jul 2018

Definition of bleacher

1 : one that bleaches or is used in bleaching
2 : a usually uncovered stand of tiered planks providing seating for spectators usually used in plural

bleacherite

play \-chə-ˌrīt\ noun

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First Known Use of bleacher

1550

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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BLEACHER Defined for Kids

bleacher

noun bleach·er \ ˈblē-chər \

Definition of bleacher for Students

: one of a set of open seats arranged like steps for people to sit on while watching a game or performance usually used in pl.


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