courtside

noun
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)

Examples of courtside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Receivers Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb were seen courtside, unmasked, attending the Wednesday night Mavericks game at which the team retired Dirk Nowitzki’s jersey. Jori Epstein, USA TODAY, 6 Jan. 2022 While that took place, other workers began cleaning up courtside. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Jan. 2022 Clarkson had been having a back-and-forth with a couple of courtside fans throughout the game — one pretty light-hearted, the other increasingly antagonistic. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 Dec. 2021 The Suns pulled away from the Lakers in the second half, winning the game 108-90 and getting the last laugh in the JoJo Siwa courtside incident. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 23 Dec. 2021 The Suns pulled away from the Lakers in the second half, winning the game 108-90 and getting the last laugh in the courtside incident. Jeremy Cluff, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2021 With the lead safe, the win minutes away, James looked to the courtside fans and blew a kiss. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 12 Dec. 2021 Lee, as devout hoops fans now know, has been a ubiquitous courtside 13th man at Knicks games. Roy S. Johnson | Rjohnson@al.com, al, 9 Dec. 2021 Before heading to his team's bench, Brissett let out a scream and high-fived a courtside fan. James Boyd, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of courtside

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of courtside was in 1969

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12 Jan 2022

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“Courtside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/courtside. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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courtside

noun

English Language Learners Definition of courtside

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

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