Origin of bleacher
Examples from the Web for bleachers
Thankfully, his music as Bleachers helps you get to know him.
The first Bleachers single went to number one in alternative and all the shows have been sold out lately.
And so far the response to Bleachers has been more incredible than I could even imagine.
There are little kids darting up and down the bleachers, being herded by moms and dads, grandmothers and grandfathers.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own
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The lucky ones jogged out of the bleachers to receive their new credentials and be seated.The Bizarro World Of Iowa’s GOP Convention
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"I think I'll get out myself," said Hooker, descending from the bleachers.Rival Pitchers of Oakdale
She hears from the bleachers a thunderous roar, and thinks it announces his fate.Rippling Rhymes
The last campus practice was half over, the bleachers were crowded.
The Juniors returned to the bleachers, shaking their heads in disgust.
Jack Smith, in spotless tennis flannels, sat on the bleachers.
- (sometimes singular) a tier of seats in a sports stadium, etc, that are unroofed and inexpensive
- the people occupying such seats
Word Origin and History for bleachers
1540s, "one who bleaches," agent noun from bleach (v.). The "bench for spectators at a sports field" sense (usually bleachers) is attested since 1889, American English; so named because the boards were bleached by the sun.