bleacher

noun
bleach·​er | \ ˈblē-chər How to pronounce bleacher (audio) \

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

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Other Words from bleacher

bleacherite \ ˈblē-​chə-​ˌrīt How to pronounce bleacher (audio) \ noun

Examples of bleacher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Zimmerman's 271st career home run hit the top of the wall and bounced into the left-center fielder bleacher seats. Warren Mayes, Star Tribune, "Ross sharp, Zimmerman homers as Nationals blank Cardinals," 14 Apr. 2021 That means each student will receive five bleacher tickets per family. John Benson, cleveland, "Fairview Park High School announces social distance-friendly commencement and prom plans," 9 Apr. 2021 Tickets for the Giants home opener against the Colorado Rockies Friday ranged from $73 for bleacher seats to nearly $2,000 for seats behind home plate, according to a survey of multiple online ticket-sellers Wednesday. Vanessa Arredondo, San Francisco Chronicle, "Looking for choice seats for the Giants home opener? Here's how much it could cost you," 7 Apr. 2021 Adams, who first started banging away on his drum in 1973, will bestow drumming duties and his bleacher seat for the day to Carney during an in-game video presentation . . . BostonGlobe.com, "‘Crisis management’: Nats’ COVID-19 outbreak scraps Mets series," 3 Apr. 2021 Emotional and exhausted following the game, Basima sat on a bleacher with his head down in a towel, taking in the special moment. Glenn Graham, baltimoresun.com, "John Carroll pulls out overtime stunner to stop undefeated St. Frances and claim the BCL’s 50th tournament title, 66-62," 26 Mar. 2021 Also on Monday, a new two-day ticket option for the Kentucky Oaks on April 30 and Kentucky Derby on May 1 was announced for uncovered reserved bleacher seating in the First Turn and uncovered reserved box seating for six in the infield. The Courier-Journal, "It's almost here! Churchill Downs updates racetrack sign to usher in Kentucky Derby 147," 23 Mar. 2021 The mob erected a barricade from the debris, using bleacher and scaffolding parts to block officers from moving along the upper terrace. Peter Hermann, Anchorage Daily News, "Beaten with their own clubs, choked by bear spray: How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob," 15 Jan. 2021 The mob erected a barricade from the debris, using bleacher and scaffolding parts to block officers from moving along the upper terrace. Peter Hermann, Anchorage Daily News, "Beaten with their own clubs, choked by bear spray: How battered D.C. police made a stand against the Capitol mob," 15 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of bleacher

1550, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bleacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bleacher. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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bleacher

noun
bleach·​er | \ ˈblē-chər How to pronounce bleacher (audio) \

Kids Definition of bleacher

: 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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