verb (used without object), grand·stand·ed, grand·stand·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM grandstandgrandstander, noun
Example sentences from the Web for grandstand
And now Sheriff Onstad was in the papers, calling Johnny a “grandstander,” a “Hollywood hero.”
He describes Sherman as a grandstander who prefers “gimmicks” to concrete achievements.Two Jews, One Congressional Seat: Howard Berman vs. Brad Sherman|Andrew Murr|June 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gore comes off as a supercilious grandstander who gets swatted away dismissively by the brilliant Bill Clinton.
Understand, when I say he's a grandstander I don't mean that he isn't sincere in his crusade to clean up the city.
He's simply a grandstander in the way he does things and that makes it impossible for him to ever be a truly big man.
A grandstander, a man who plays to the crowd instead of playing the game for what it's worth.
He imagined he heard Brennan saying: "A grandstander, a grandstander to the last."
Lefty is a cheap grandstander, and I'll settle with him myself.Card Trick|Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for grandstand
- a terraced block of seats, usually under a roof, commanding the best view at racecourses, football pitches, etc
- (as modifier)grandstand tickets