Definition of bleacher in English:

bleacher

Syllabification: bleach·er
Pronunciation: /ˈblēCHər
 
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noun

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 arena, typically in an outdoor uncovered stand.
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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.
2.1 (also bleacherite /ˈblēCHəˌrīt/) A person occupying bleachers at a sports arena: the bleachers cheered
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  • While seemingly self-absorbed in having fun, the bleacherites still followed closely the game on the field.
  • There's a laugh when two intent, peanut-eating bleacherites prove to be Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.
  • While the Cubs are being secretive about the project, many bleacherites already have voiced their dissatisfaction.

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