What does grandstand mean?

Definitions for grandstand
ˈgrænˌstænd, ˈgrænd-grand·stand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grandstandnoun

    the audience at a stadium or racetrack

  2. grandstand, covered standverb

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

  3. grandstandverb

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

    "She never misses a chance to grandstand"

Wiktionary

  1. grandstandnoun

    The seating area at a stadium or arena; the bleachers.

  2. grandstandnoun

    The audience at a public event.

  3. grandstandverb

    To behave dramatically or showily to impress an audience or observers; to pander to a crowd.

Wikipedia

  1. Grandstand

    A grandstand is a normally permanent structure for seating spectators. This includes both auto racing and horse racing. The grandstand is in essence like a single section of a stadium, but differs from a stadium in that it does not wrap all or most of the way around. Grandstands may have basic bench seating, but usually have individual chairs like a stadium. Grandstands are also usually covered with a roof, but are open on the front. They are often multi-tiered. Grandstands are found at places like Epsom Downs Racecourse and Atlanta Motor Speedway. They may also be found at fairgrounds, circuses, and outdoor arenas used for rodeos. In the United States, smaller stands are called bleachers, and are usually far more basic and typically single-tiered (hence the difference from a "grand stand"). Early baseball games were often staged at fairgrounds, and the term "grandstand" came along when standalone baseball parks began to be built. A covered bleacher may be called a "pavilion", also to distinguish from the main "grandstand". The term grandstanding, from the notion of playing to the people in the grandstands, is often used as a pejorative to describe someone drawing unwarranted attention to themselves.

ChatGPT

  1. grandstand

    A grandstand is a large seating area, often in an outdoor sports field or racecourse, where spectators can comfortably watch the event. It typically includes tiered rows of seats, providing a clear, elevated view of the event. Alternatively, 'to grandstand' can also refer to the act of showing off or seeking to impress others with one's abilities or actions.

Wikidata

  1. Grandstand

    A grandstand is a large and normally permanent structure for seating spectators, most often at a racetrack. This includes both auto racing and horse racing. The grandstand is in essence like a single section of a stadium, but differs from a stadium in that it does not wrap all or most of the way around. Grandstands may have basic bench seating, but usually have individual chairs like a stadium. Grandstands are also usually covered with a roof, but are open on the front. They are often multi-tiered. Grandstands are found at places like Epsom Downs Racecourse and Atlanta Motor Speedway. They may also be found at fairgrounds, circuses, and outdoor arenas used for rodeos. In the United States, smaller stands are called bleachers, and are usually far more basic and typically single-tiered. Early baseball games were often staged at fairgrounds, and the term "grandstand" came along when standalone baseball parks began to be built. A covered bleacher may be called a "pavilion," also to distinguish from the main "grandstand".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandstand in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grandstand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of grandstand in a Sentence

  1. Dustin Johnson:

    I haven't looked at( the local rules sheet but), I don't need to. After what happened, I'm pretty sure I know what's going on, this year I don't have to worry about it. There's a grandstand there. Thank you, PGA. I appreciate that.

  2. Lance Armstrong:

    I am deeply sorry for many things I have done. However, it is my hope that revealing the truth will lead to a bright, dope-free future for the sport I love, in the rush to vilify Lance, many of the other equally culpable participants have been allowed to escape scrutiny, much less sanction, and many of the anti-doping 'enforcers' have chosen to grandstand at Lance's expense rather than truly search for the truth.

  3. Tai Woffinden:

    I'd love for somebody like( snooker and darts entrepreneur) Barry Hearn in his spare time to come and look into it and say' yeah, I'll take that on,' it's an exciting sport but it's classed as a minority sport. You walk through the grandstand and there seems to be a lot more older people, there's no younger people yet it's a younger generation of kids that are riding bikes.

  4. Dustin Johnson:

    This year I don't have to worry about it. There's a grandstand there. Thank you, PGA. I appreciate that.

  5. Patrick Cantlay:

    I think I'm a guy that lets my clubs do the talking... I don't say a lot, I don't grandstand a lot, but I love golf and I love competing on the biggest stage against the best players. I'm just grateful to be where I am and doing what I do.

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