court·​side | \ ˈkȯrt-ˌsīd How to pronounce courtside (audio) \

Definition of courtside

: the area at the edge of a court (as for tennis or basketball)

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Seen blending in the courtside seats, Markle wore a button-up denim dress that retails for $118—not a bad price for a fall staple. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Meghan Markle’s U.S. Open Tennis Look Is Surprisingly Affordable," 7 Sep. 2019 In the wake of a Chase Center tour: • The place will be sold out for years on end, and that’s the bottom line, but the Warriors should be concerned about empty courtside seats — never a good look for those watching on television. Bruce Jenkins,, "Wealthy Warriors fans will have great seats at Chase Center: But will they be filled?," 29 Aug. 2019 The former University of Texas standout stepped away from his courtside seat Thursday night to meet with the media. Stephen Ruiz,, "Magic’s Mo Bamba at Jr. NBA event at Disney: ‘We’re definitely building toward something bigger’," 8 Aug. 2019 He was arrested at Madison Square Garden in February 2017 and removed from his courtside seat after an apparent argument with Dolan. Charlotte Carroll,, "Charles Oakley Grades Knicks Says They Have No 'A' Players," 16 July 2019 Lowry had dived into a row of courtside seats to try to save a loose ball., "Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri under investigation for allegedly shoving a sheriff's deputy," 14 June 2019 He was escorted from his courtside seat and out of Oracle Arena shortly after the incident. Samuel Chamberlain, Fox News, "Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry gets one-year ban, fined $500G," 7 June 2019 The Carters' courtside seats were next to Joe Lacob, the owner of the Warriors, and his wife, Nicole Curran. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beyoncé's Epic Side-Eye at the Golden State Warriors Game Just Sent Twitter into a Frenzy," 6 June 2019 The former Meghan Markle sat courtside in the tennis legend's box at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York along with Williams' husband and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and some of Williams' relatives. Kendall Trammell, CNN, "Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, cheered on her friend Serena Williams at the US Open," 7 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of courtside

1969, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of courtside

chiefly US : the area at the edge of a tennis or basketball court

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