Adjective "bleachers" definition and examples

(Bleachers may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbliːtʃə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A person or thing that bleaches.
  1. 'It was usual practice for the finishing trades of the bleachers and dyers to develop alongside hosiery.'
  2. 'Luckier was John Whitehead, bleacher of Lowercroft, who would have been aboard the Rothsay Castle but for a last-minute change of plan.'
A cheap bench seat at a sports ground, typically in an outdoor uncovered stand.
  1. 'She wasn't a cheerleader and this was one of the first times a non-cheerleader had sat on the bleachers after their practices in a long time.'
  2. 'There were Scots standing in the bleachers and hanging from windowsills, screaming wildly for me.'
  3. 'I spent the basketball practice seated in my usual spot in the bleachers.'
  4. 'It was on the day before the game when she was sitting in the bleachers, just waiting for the practice to end, that she saw a blonde cheerleader prance over to River and kiss him.'
  5. '‘Take a seat in the bleachers,’ the teacher, a young man who looked barely out of college, said.'
  6. 'I joined the other dancers on our reserved bleacher seats.'
  7. 'Ballplayers were accessible in the 1950s and if you called out to George from the bleachers, there was a good chance that he would call back.'
  8. 'When I entered the stadium, it was evident that those scattered throughout the bleachers were attending the game for various reasons.'
  9. 'They sit on the bleachers inside Matthews Arena and clap and stomp and cheer their lungs out when the Huskies score.'
  10. 'Becoming an official offered the chance to keep from sitting on hard bleachers or having to work in areas that prevented them from watching their children swim.'

More definitions

1. Usually, bleachers. a typically roofless section of inexpensive and unreserved seats in tiers, especially at an open-air athletic stadium.

2. a person or thing that bleaches.

3. a container, as a vat or tank, used in bleaching.

More examples(as adjective)

"outsides can be bleachers."

Origin

(bleacher)