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grandstand

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noun grand·stand \ˈgran(d)-ˌstand\

Definition of grandstand

  1. 1 :  a usually roofed stand for spectators at a racecourse or stadium

  2. 2 :  audience

Recent Examples of grandstand from the Web

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First Known Use of grandstand

1754


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grandstand

adjective grand·stand

Definition of grandstand

  1. :  done for show or to impress onlookers

Examples of grandstand in a Sentence

  1. The outfielder made a grandstand play out of what should have been a routine catch.

First Known Use of grandstand

1883


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grandstand

verb grand·stand

Definition of grandstand

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to play or act so as to impress onlookers

grandstander

noun

Recent Examples of grandstand from the Web

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First Known Use of grandstand

1915


GRANDSTAND Defined for English Language Learners

grandstand

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noun

Definition of grandstand for English Language Learners

  • : a usually roofed structure with seats for people to sit on while they are watching a race or sporting event

grandstand

adjective

Definition of grandstand for English Language Learners

  • : done in a way that is intended to impress the people who are watching

grandstand

verb

Definition of grandstand for English Language Learners

  • : to behave or speak in a way that is intended to impress people and to get public approval


GRANDSTAND Defined for Kids

grandstand

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noun grand·stand \ˈgrand-ˌstand, ˈgran-\

Definition of grandstand for Students

  1. :  a usually roofed structure at a racecourse or stadium for spectators



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