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
Recent Examples on the Web Our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our concertgoers, vendors, and staff, who are like family. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "University Circle suspends 2020 Wade Oval Wednesdays concert season," 13 May 2020 But as many as 10% of concertgoers could permanently opt to stay home and take advantage of livestreams, citing health concerns, says Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman. Gary Dinges, USA TODAY, "Once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, will music lovers pick streaming over in-person concerts?," 18 May 2020 The man was busted last Tuesday after concertgoers at a Sum 41 show reported their mobile devices being stolen. Greg Norman | Fox News, Fox News, "Amsterdam police arrest man suspected of stealing 30 phones at Sum 41 concert," 29 Jan. 2020 In Union Park, organizers of Pitchfork Music Festival this weekend rushed out concertgoers on Day 2 of the festival, citing a risk of thunderstorms in the area. Alice Yin,, "‘We won’t have the 90s again for a while’: Saturday heat warning abates early after storm brings cold front, weather service says," 20 July 2019 Yet some concertgoers refuse to miss out, even if nobody can join them. Youyou Zhou, Quartz, "These are the concerts people will go to alone," 14 Jan. 2020 However, while some concertgoers may have been disappointed to see Drake, many people were quick to disagree with the way the crowd reacted. Maria Pasquini,, "Drake Ends Surprise Set After Getting Booed as Tyler, the Creator Says He's 'Embarrassed by Fans'," 11 Nov. 2019 Its lobby opens to the elements through giant glass walls, and its auditorium is clad in smooth, fluidly curved Manchurian ash, wrapping concertgoers in a sensuous cocoon and providing warm acoustics. Sam Lubell, Los Angeles Times, "11 buildings by Ma Yansong, the architect behind George Lucas’ L.A. museum," 2 Apr. 2020 As more infections soon emerged from three other music venues in the city, officials tested concertgoers and their close contacts, and urged others to stay home. Motoko Rich, New York Times, "Japan’s Virus Success Has Puzzled the World. Is Its Luck Running Out?," 26 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of concertgoer

1828, in the meaning defined above

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“Concertgoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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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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