grandstand grandstand  /ˈɡrænd ˌstænd/


  1. (n) the audience at a stadium or racetrack
  2. (n) a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
  3. (v) perform ostentatiously in order to impress the audience and with an eye to the applause


  1. At the Delaware County Fair in New York state, demolition derby entrants crash their clunkers on the muddy track of the grandstand.
  2. The protestors got him on TV, and he used the platform to grandstand for the folks back home.
  3. In a glassed-in cupola atop Santa Anita's grandstand sat a man with a different view.


  1. Free fireworks show July 3 at Louisiana Downs

    The Bossier City horse racing track's apron and grandstand will be open for viewing the display.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Shreveport Times

  2. Plan for Measure M upgrades to Holbrook-Palmer Park field goes to commission

    Plans to add covered grandstand seating and make other improvements to Holbrook-Palmer Park's baseball field will be vetted Wednesday by the Atherton Planning Commission.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Franklin County Fair plans for big grandstand crowds

    Grandstand tickets for the Franklin County Fair are selling quickly for stars like Vince Gill and the Little River Band.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Plattsburgh Press-Republican

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  1. Button in particular, though, was having none of it as he said: "I was wetting myself when I saw the paper. It's hilarious We did this promo thing in a VW campervan and stopped at a petrol station on the way up, handing out grandstand tickets. So we...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jenson Button Source: The Press Association

  2. "That's the shortest game of cricket I've ever played, no doubt," Ricky Ponting said. "Obviously the shorter the game goes, the bigger the difference a single over or shot makes. [Marshall's six over the grandstand] was a pretty impressive...
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Ricky Ponting Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I think he's coming, yeah - I've invited him. It will be good that he's there," he said in The Sun. "I've got grandstand tickets so I said you can choose whether you want to be in the paddock or the grandstand. I said he should go into the...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Lewis Hamilton Source:

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