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STANDEE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does standee mean? 

STANDEE (noun)
  The noun STANDEE has 2 senses:

1. someone who stands in a place where one might otherwise sit (as a spectator who uses standing room in a theater or a passenger on a crowded bus or train)
2. a lifesize cardboard cutout (usually of a celebrity)

  Familiarity information: STANDEE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STANDEE (noun)


Sense 1standee [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who stands in a place where one might otherwise sit (as a spectator who uses standing room in a theater or a passenger on a crowded bus or train)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

the allowed number of standees is posted

Hypernyms ("standee" is a kind of...):

stander (an organism (person or animal) that stands)

Domain category:

railroad train; train (public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive)


Sense 2standee [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lifesize cardboard cutout (usually of a celebrity)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

he had his picture taken with a standee of the president

Hypernyms ("standee" is a kind of...):

cutout (a photograph from which the background has been cut away)


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