standee
noun Date: 1856 a standing person ; one who occupies standing room

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Standee — A theatrical standee is a large self standing display promoting a movie. They are typically made of cardboard, and may range from large self standing posters to three dimensional devices with moving parts and lights.Standees are typically… …   Wikipedia

  • standee — noun a) Somebody who is forced to stand, for example on a crowded bus. He took a picture of me with a standee of Darth Vader at the premiere of Episode 3. b) A life size shape, for instance of a celebrity, cut out of cardboard, often used for… …   Wiktionary

  • standee — n. someone who must stand (at some event). □ There were about forty standees in addition to the full house. □ Can I get in as a standee, or do I have to wait for the next showing? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • standee — /stan dee /, n. a person who stands, as a passenger in a train, a spectator at a theater, etc., either because all the seats are taken or because standing room is cheaper than a seat. [1820 30, Amer.; STAND + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • standee — stand·ee || stæn dɪː n. one who stands because there are no empty seats or because it is cheaper to stand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • standee — [stan di:] noun chiefly N. Amer. a person who is standing …   English new terms dictionary

  • standee — stand·ee …   English syllables

  • standee — stand•ee [[t]stænˈdi[/t]] n. a person who stands, as in a public conveyance, usu. because all seats are occupied • Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • standee — n. colloq. a person who stands, esp. when all seats are occupied …   Useful english dictionary

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