grandstander


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  • noun

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someone who performs with an eye to the applause from spectators in the grandstand

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Miss Sinclaire proves only that she is a grandstander seeking to progress her ambition to be a Westminster cabinet minister.
And while some have criticized Andre Matin for being a media grandstander and publicity hog, it's unlikely he'd take offense at the suggestion.
Do you want to be with a grandstander or do you want to be with somebody that has got a little bit of experience and stayed in investments?
Balcombe may be a hero to some house church Christians, but Aikman fails to mention that many fellow missionaries view him as a grandstander who thumbs his nose at the government in ways that have had bad consequences for Chinese believers.
David Blunkett is the biggest grandstander in government,' she said.
In fact, colleagues in the Senate regard McCain as a mere grandstander.
Critics--especially fellow Senators--dismiss McCain as a self-righteous grandstander, but his issue has hit a sweet spot with the American public.
In a video expose of Robb, one of his critics comments: "He's a grandstander and a showman and I think his reign is coming to an end.
attorney in Los Angeles during the Johnson administration, is also a grandstander.
Now Waite, the old grandstander, has fetched up in Beirut's southern suburbs to "help his personal reconciliation because the past is in the past".
Many Giuliani watchers already understand that Rudy is a hothead and a grandstander, even a bit of a dictator at times.
I see a guy like that and wonder: Is he a peaceful guy or is he just a grandstander, somebody who's relishing in his 15 minutes of fame?
Viewers found out from the seaQuest's captain that Deon had "been a grandstander since he sold IBM off in a yard sale when he was 23.