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grandstand

1. 
a. a terraced block of seats, usually under a roof, commanding the best view at racecourses, football pitches, etc.
b. (as modifier): grandstand tickets
2. the spectators in a grandstand

Grandstand

The viewing platform with seats at a racecourse, parade, or sports event, typically covered with a roof.

grandstand

A structure, often with a roof, which supports standing or seated spectators at a racecourse, ball field, stadium, or similar public places.
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In return, Senator Murray accused Taft of being a liar, a grandstander, impertinent, and insulting.
Dukakis isn't the tirelessly entertaining grandstander that Meryl Streep was in the 2006 New York Shakespeare Festival production.
Before Iowa visit, Ted Cruz defends proposal for military sexual assault cases (Des Moines Register): "Possible 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz this morning rejected the accusation that he's anti-military or a media grandstander for calling for changing how rape and sexual assault cases are handled in the U.
She seemed a grandstander, more besotted by herself than characters of yesteryear - and her little-girl tacky hairclips were ill-placed on a woman nudging 40.
Whether one thinks Dick Clarke is an American grandstander, a Frank Capra hero or some mixture of the two, his appearance was, as Martha Stewart used to say, a good thing," writes Senior Editor Jonathan Alter.
Others, though, view their representative as an embarrassing grandstander whose views are too radical even for their conservative community.
Predictably, this gobby girl grandstander thought their temporary exile was "disgusting".
This vulgar old grandstander - yes, I realise he hams up his boorishness for effect - couldn't see the joke last Friday when he was socially outclassed.
That helpline woman, Christine Pratt - an unfortunate handle in the circumstances - is a gobby grandstander.
Jim Hahn has never been a grandstander, never been a glad-hander,'' said Democratic political consultant Joe Cerrell.
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley) is not a showboater or a grandstander like our previous district attorney, Gil Garcetti,'' she told a TV interviewer.