standee

[ stan-dee ]
/ stænˈdi /

noun

a person who stands, as a passenger in a train, a spectator at a theater, etc., either because all the seats are taken or because standing room is cheaper than a seat.

Nearby words

  1. standardbred,
  2. standardization,
  3. standardize,
  4. standaway,
  5. standby,
  6. standfast,
  7. standfirst,
  8. standing,
  9. standing army,
  10. standing broad jump

Origin of standee

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; stand + -ee

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for standee



British Dictionary definitions for standee

standee

/ (stænˈdiː) /

noun

a person who stands, esp when there are no vacant seats
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012