bleachers


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bleach·er

 (blē′chər)
n.
1. One that bleaches or is used in bleaching.
2. often bleachers An often unroofed outdoor grandstand for seating spectators.

[Sense 2, from comparing a person's exposure to the sun when sitting on them with the exposure of linens bleaching on a clothesline.]

bleachers

(ˈbliːtʃəz)
pl n
1. (sometimes singular) a tier of seats in a sports stadium, etc, that are unroofed and inexpensive
2. the people occupying such seats
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleachers - an outdoor grandstand without a roofbleachers - an outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached
stand - tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃəz] NPL (US) → gradas fpl

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃərz] npl (US)gradins mpl (en plein soleil)

bleachers

pl (US) → unüberdachte Zuschauertribüne

bleachers

[ˈbliːtʃəz] npl (Am) → posti mpl di gradinata
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In that 1957 game, we sat in the left-field bleachers.
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According to the paper, the baseball that Lou Gehrig hit into the Yankee Stadium bleachers was during game two of the 1928 World Series.
SPENCER - Two former Spencer fair employees who allegedly stole aluminum bleachers and other items from the Spencer Fairgrounds recently were arraigned in Western Worcester District Court Tuesday.
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Wrigley Regulars: Finding Community in the Bleachers.