con·​cert·​go·​er | \ ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌgō(-ə)r How to pronounce concertgoer (audio) , ˈkän-ˌsərt-\

Definition of concertgoer

: one who often attends concerts

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Other Words from concertgoer

concertgoing \ ˈkän(t)-​sərt-​ˌgō-​iŋ How to pronounce concertgoing (audio) , -​ˌgȯ(-​)iŋ , ˈkän-​ˌsərt-​ \ noun or adjective

Examples of concertgoer in a Sentence

a large crowd of concertgoers

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The Las Vegas massacre Donnelly’s younger daughters, Leighanne and Tiffany, were at the October 2017 Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on concertgoers from an upper floor at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Byron Mccauley,, "Rich Donnelly buried two children and nearly lost two more. He's speaking to men about family.," 9 June 2019 Her actions would have directly harmed concertgoers. Thy Vo, The Mercury News, "Rolling Stones’ team blasts Santa Clara for ‘restrictive and dysfunctional’ rules at Levi’s," 11 Sep. 2019 This year, WrestleMania fans threatened to riot when rail ran hours behind, and Rolling Stones concertgoers were warned about two-hour train waits. Fortune, "Reaching the American Dream: a Traffic Nightmare?," 3 Sep. 2019 And what did the Colorado concertgoers do after hearing the two trade tall tales? Elise Schmelzer, The Denver Post, "Dierks Bentley ticketed for fishing without a license after concertgoers tip off wildlife officials," 2 Sep. 2019 Instead, the industry is thriving, with almost 200 pedicabs in operation, carrying tourists, concertgoers and sports fans to and from Wrigley Field, Soldier Field, Northerly Island, the United Center and around the Museum Campus. Mary Wisniewski,, "Chicago regulation didn’t kill pedicabs — they’re literally bigger than ever. But the business has changed, and some drivers say people are breaking the rules.," 26 Aug. 2019 The Hog Farm, a commune in Santa Fe, N.M., brought its members to help therapeutically treat concertgoers who experienced bad trips. Currie Engel, Time, "People Were Born and Died at Woodstock. Here Are Their Stories," 9 Aug. 2019 The plan is now to make Woodstock 50 a free benefit concert for HeadCount, the nonprofit that works to register concertgoers nationwide to vote, said Lang. Allegra Frank, Vox, "Woodstock 50 was shaping up to be the next Fyre Fest. Now it’s been put out of its misery.," 1 Aug. 2019 The 2017 slaughter of concertgoers in Las Vegas fueled calls to outlaw bump stocks like the one used by the gunman to fire more rapidly. Fortune, "These Are the Ideas in Play in (Another) U.S. Gun Debate," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of concertgoer

1828, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of concertgoer

: a person who often goes to concerts or who is at a particular concert

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