Definition of Grandstanding

1. Verb. (present participle of grandstand) ¹



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Definition of Grandstanding

1. grandstand [v] - See also: grandstand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grandstanding

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grandson
grandsonless
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grandstand
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grandstanding (current term)
grandstands
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grangerisations
grangerise
grangerised

Literary usage of Grandstanding

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1. Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices by Ralph Fletcher (2006)
"The dictionary defines grandstanding as "performing ostentatiously so as to impress ... grandstanding is a negative way to describe something (knowing and ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"... Mansion had been railroaded into approving a rehab, press-ganged into working on it, and were now forced to endure the company of these grandstanding ..."

3. Intervention Or Neglect: The United States and Central America Beyond the 1980s by Linda Robinson (1991)
"... The government replied that proposals should only be made in secret to prevent grandstanding. It also sought a joint commitment not to break off ..."

4. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"John F. Kennedy would be allowed to march in Berlin, 'grandstanding' back home in ways that most Europeans understood to be pure theatre, unrelated to the ..."

5. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"It's the kind of cheap, political grandstanding that is out of place in a hearing in this room. Mr. BARR. You can leave. You can leave. ..."

6. Modern Capital of Human Rights?: Abuses in the State of Georgia by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1996)
"In Georgia's current political climate, however, officials must take special care to ensure that facile political grandstanding does not culminate in ..."

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