con·cert·go·er | \ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌgō(-ə)r, ˈkän-ˌsərt-\

Definition of concertgoer 

: one who often attends concerts

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Other Words from concertgoer

concertgoing \ˈkän(t)-sərt-ˌgō-iŋ, -ˌgȯ(-)iŋ, ˈkän-ˌsərt- \ noun or adjective

Examples of concertgoer in a Sentence

a large crowd of concertgoers

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The performance will be headlined by Pat Dalton, who attended the Route 91 Music Festival and was in the crowd as bullets started to rain down on the concertgoers. Atreya Verma, azcentral, "NBA Summer League auction to raise funds for Las Vegas shooting victims," 12 July 2018 The video then shows some concertgoers attempting to lead others out through the exits. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "New hotel surveillance footage details chaos of deadly Las Vegas massacre," 7 June 2018 The court ruled that concertgoers weren't the direct purchaser, the venues were. Louise Matsakis, WIRED, "The Supreme Court Will Decide If Apple's App Store Is a Monopoly," 18 June 2018 Most concertgoers still had plenty of energy to roar along with Five Finger Death Punch’s bruising songs as midnight neared. Bill Brownlee, kansascity, "Rockfest at the Kansas Speedway draws 30,000 — a big, loud, happy family," 3 June 2018 We were supposed to stay after the performance for an open-bar mixer with other concertgoers in their 20s and 30s as part of the Phil’s CODA program. Yusef Roach, Los Angeles Magazine, "The Communal Experience of Going to the Symphony for the First Time," 31 May 2018 Authorities do not know why on October 1 Stephen Paddock fired indiscriminately from a hotel room at 22,000 concertgoers attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Steve Almasy, CNN, "Las Vegas police release more documents from massacre investigation," 16 May 2018 After the Las Vegas shooting, in which 58 concertgoers were killed by a gunman using firearms outfitted with bump stocks, public pressure grew to ban them. Ali Watkins, New York Times, "Pressured by Trump, A.T.F. Revisits Bump Stock Rules," 13 Mar. 2018 This isn’t the first time Maniatty has been singled out and praised for using ASL to help deaf concertgoers. Steve Annear,, "Maine resident’s sign-language performance of Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ ignites social media," 26 June 2018

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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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