bleacher


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.]

bleach•er

(ˈbli tʃər)

n.
1. Usu., bleachers. a typically roofless section of low-priced, tiered seating, usu. made of boards, esp. at an athletic field or stadium.
2. a person or thing that bleaches.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleacher - a worker who bleaches (cloth or flour etc.)bleacher - a worker who bleaches (cloth or flour etc.)
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
References in classic literature ?
Each of these individuals got a paper at a certain hour, which he read with as much manner as he could command, and with singular perseverance as related to the difficulties to be overcome, to a clientele of bleachers, who reasoned as he reasoned, swore by his oaths, and finally arrived at all his conclusions.
contract will consist of: completion of school yearly bleacher inspections and reports; on-call inspections with inspection reports.
In the first analysis we have seen, Bleacher Report has predicted Iran will fail in that goal.
Bryant has recovered from a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder and has no physical limitations to stop him from playing his 20th NBA season with the Los Angeles Lakers, as per Bleacher Report.
Scientists have identified Martian volcanoes before, but none as violently explosive as the ones Joseph Michalski of the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson and Jacob Bleacher of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
With a job description that most sports fans would salivate over, Dylan MacNamara, senior deputy editor at digital sports media network Bleacher Report, Inc.
About a dozen personnel assigned to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego took a few hours out of their day to put together bleacher systems for a local middle school Feb.
FOLLOWING THE INITIAL BLEACHER CREATURES LAUNCH OF NFL PLAYER PLUSH TOYS IN 2011, the 2012 roster of players has been revealed.
7 August 2012 - Turner Broadcasting System Inc (NYSE:TWX), part of of US media and entertainment group Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX), said it had purchased online sports media content provider Bleacher Report (B/R), in a move to further boost its sports offering.
O'Clair went to the fairgrounds, took the bleacher planks and some wire from under the main stage, then tried to sell it at Starr Scrap Metal Inc.
Prior to the 198os, when bleacher tickets were only sold on the day of the game, fans got acquainted as they stood in long lines along the outfield wall waiting for Gate N to open, and perhaps sat together at the games.
Today, Bleacher Report has pushed that mandate further as they have announced the launch of its new Lead Writer Program.