Definition of peanut gallery
- Carnegie Hall was packed, the balconies rising row on row, full, even to the "peanut gallery."
- —Lady Bird Johnson
- I don't even get to sit with Megan since she's real high society and I'm just her…fiancée. I'll be down in the peanut gallery with the low-lifes…
- —John Ringo
- But even so, last year's adaptation … reaped more backlash from critics than its pop-blockbuster excellence deserved. The peanut gallery didn't like director Gary Ross's handheld camerawork…
- —Ross Douthat
- The announcement that "The Inheritance of Loss" had won the Booker was met (as these announcements always are) with a few gripes from the peanut gallery in Britain.
- —Dwight Garner