Meaning of “grandstanding” in the English Dictionary


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grandstandingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡrænˌstæn·dɪŋ, ˈɡrænd-/ disapproving

acting or speaking in a way intended to attract attention and to influence the opinion of people who are watching:

Experts criticized the program as mere grandstanding by corporations and local officials.

(Definition of “grandstanding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)