grandstander
noun see grandstand III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grandstander — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A showoff, a person who likes to engage in histrionics. * /Many people think that Evel Knievel is a grandstander./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • grandstander — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} A showoff, a person who likes to engage in histrionics. * /Many people think that Evel Knievel is a grandstander./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • grandstander — noun slang informal A showoff, a person who likes to engage in histrionics. Many people think that Evel Knievel is a grandstander …   Словарь американских идиом

  • grandstander — See grandstand. * * * …   Universalium

  • grandstander — noun A person who grandstands …   Wiktionary

  • grandstander — n. one who tries to impress, one who behaves flamboyantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandstander — grandstand·er …   English syllables

  • grandstander — noun someone who performs with an eye to the applause from spectators in the grandstand • Derivationally related forms: ↑grandstand • Hypernyms: ↑exhibitionist, ↑show off …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandstand — grandstander, n. /gran stand , grand /, n., v., grandstanded, grandstanding, adj. n. 1. the main seating area of a stadium, racetrack, parade route, or the like, usually consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats. 2. the people sitting in… …   Universalium

  • hot dog — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. frankfurter, wiener; show off, grandstander. See food, boasting. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. frankfurter wiener, *weenie, *dog, *foot long. 2. showoff crowd pleaser, grandstander …   English dictionary for students

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