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Grandstand   /grˈændstˌænd/  /grˈænstˌænd/   Listen

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

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"Grandstand" Quotes from Famous Books

... what sort of crazy or calculating grandstand play Darrin is trying to make just now?" pondered Midshipman Jetson, when informed of ...
— Dave Darrin's Third Year at Annapolis - Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen • H. Irving Hancock

... and baseball contests, which roused great excitement, but the crowning glory of the time was the Divisional sports which were held in a large field at a place called Tincques on the St. Pol road. A grandstand and many marquees had been erected, and the various events gave great delight to the thousands of spectators. In the evening our concert party gave a performance on the stage in the open air, which was witnessed by a ...
— The Great War As I Saw It • Frederick George Scott

Words linked to "Grandstand" :   audience, performing arts, grandstander, box seat, perform, covered stand, stand

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