Definition of peanut gallery in English:

peanut gallery

Line breaks: pea¦nut gal|lery


North American informal
  • The top gallery in a theatre where the cheaper seats are located.
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    • She observed that planthoppers in the peanut gallery would lift a foot or two, presumably for better hearing: the other feet, bearing more weight, thus became more sensitive to vibration.
    • When Kate next saw Holly it was from the peanut gallery.
    • I can already hear ten thousand asthmatic cries of disbelief rising in the peanut gallery.

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