standing room

noun

Definition of standing room

: space for standing especially : accommodation available for spectators or passengers after all seats are filled

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Additionally, bridges will be constructed to connect the new pavilion standing room decks to the rest of the stadium for a 360-degree connection around the park’s perimeter. Los Angeles Times, "Dodgers Dugout: What are the odds a trade deadline deal is made?," 26 July 2019 Additionally, bridges will be constructed to connect the new pavilion standing room decks to the rest of the stadium for a 360-degree connection around the park’s perimeter. Los Angeles Times, "The Sports Report: Introducing the new Dodger Stadium," 24 July 2019 General admission is $15 for standing room and $20 for seats. Daily Pilot, "Around Town: Ziggy Marley and Pat Benatar among Pacific Amphitheatre concerts in the next week," 18 July 2019 Cells that were standing room only now stand empty. Nick Miroff, Washington Post, "Momentary border reprieve rests on a rickety foundation, as U.S. immigration policies are put to the test," 13 July 2019 This dinner has been so well-received among the community, Arlette said, that sometimes the meals are standing room only. CBS News, "Monthly feast is "breaking down barriers" in New Jersey community," 11 July 2019 Riders were given four options: many empty seats; few empty seats; standing room only; or cramped standing room only. Paul Berger, WSJ, "How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer," 27 June 2019 After completing their trips, riders were given four options: many empty seats, few empty seats, standing room only, or cramped standing room only. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Google will now tell you how crowded your bus or train is likely to be," 27 June 2019 His funeral, held Wednesday morning at Immaculate Conception Church in N.Y.C., was standing room only, the New York Post reported. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "Jon Stewart Salutes the Casket of 9/11 Responder Luis Alvarez, Who Died After 68 Rounds of Chemo," 3 July 2019

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First Known Use of standing room

1603, in the meaning defined above

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standing room

noun

English Language Learners Definition of standing room

: space available for people to stand after all seats are filled

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