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grandstand

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noun grand·stand \-ˌstand\

Definition of grandstand

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

  2. 2 :  audience

1831

First Known Use of grandstand

1831


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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.

1888

First Known Use of grandstand

1888


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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

1900

First Known Use of grandstand

1900


GRANDSTAND Defined for English Language Learners

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grandstand

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noun grand·stand \-ˌstand\

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


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grandstand

adjective grand·stand

Definition of grandstand for English Language Learners

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


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grandstand

verb grand·stand

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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