bleachers
Tiered seating for spectators in outdoor venues, especially exposed to the sun.

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  • bleachers — ☆ bleachers [blēch′ərz ] pl.n. 〚/span> BLEACH, in ref. to the effects of exposure〛 1. a section of cheaper seats, usually bare benches in tiers without a roof, for spectators at outdoor sporting events 2. similar tiered benches indoors, as in a… …   Universalium

  • bleachers — [n] seating for watching event benches, boxes, grandstand, Ruthville*, seats, stands; concepts 440,443 …   New thesaurus

  • bleachers — ☆ bleachers [blēch′ərz ] pl.n. [< BLEACH, in ref. to the effects of exposure] 1. a section of cheaper seats, usually bare benches in tiers without a roof, for spectators at outdoor sporting events 2. similar tiered benches indoors, as in a… …   English World dictionary

  • bleachers — [[t]bli͟ːtʃə(r)z[/t]] N PLURAL: usu the N The bleachers are a part of an outdoor sports stadium, or the seats in that area, which are usually uncovered and are the least expensive place where people can sit. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • bleachers — noun (plural) AmE seats arranged in rows with no roof covering them, where you sit to watch sport: We had a good view from the bleachers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bleachers — Synonyms and related words: Texas tower, beacon, belvedere, bridge, conning tower, gallery, gazebo, grandstand, lighthouse, lookout, loophole, observation post, observatory, outlook, overlook, peanut gallery, peephole, pharos, ringside, ringside… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bleachers — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. grandstand, gallery. See support. II (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. grandstand, stands, seats, benches, boxes, tiers …   English dictionary for students

  • bleachers — bleach|ers [ˈbli:tʃəz US ərz] n [plural] especially AmE [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: bleach; because they are usually unprotected from the sun] long wooden ↑benches arranged in rows, where you sit to watch sport …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bleachers — bleach|ers [ blitʃərz ] noun plural AMERICAN a structure with several rows of seats in a GYM or a park where people can watch sports games …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bleachers — n. uncovered benches for spectators at sporting events bleach·er || bliːtʃə n. someone or something that bleaches (makes white); instrument for bleaching …   English contemporary dictionary

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