Grandstand - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrænstænd|  American pronunciation of the word grandstand
Brit.  |ˈɡran(d)stand|  British pronunciation of the word grandstand

noun

- the audience at a stadium or racetrack
- a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof

verb

- perform ostentatiously in order to impress the audience and with an eye to the applause

Examples

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

She never misses a chance to grandstand

Word forms

noun
singular: grandstand
plural: grandstands
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