Definition of bleacher in English:


Line breaks: bleach¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbliːtʃə


  • 1A person or thing that bleaches.
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    • It was usual practice for the finishing trades of the bleachers and dyers to develop alongside hosiery.
    • And I find it rather hard to identify with linen bleachers and farm workers.
    • The arrival of French bleachers who developed the town's textile industry in the late 1760s added to it.
  • 2 (usually bleachers) North American A cheap bench seat at a sports ground, typically in an outdoor uncovered stand: there’s a pudgy man in the bleachers pacing the aisles
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    • On their way to practice they noticed Kendra sitting on the bleachers on the old court, with a photo album.
    • We had our own designated section of the bleachers, and were supposed to spend at least half of each game there.
    • I cringed as the crowd of Clemington students next to me began screaming names across the gym bleachers.

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