[as modifier] North American informal denoting cheap seating located in an extremely high position in a sports stadium, large theatre, or concert hall. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?ter...nosebleed section
The uppermost part of a sports arena. Used to exaggerate the altitude of the highest seats, i.e. high altitudes give you nosebleeds.
We ordered our tickets later than everyone else and were forced to sit in the nosebleed section
high above the field.http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?d...
The "nosebleed section
" of a stadium is the highest part of the place, the seating that's farthest from the stage or field. http://owad.de/check.php4?id=2685&choice=1&si...nosebleed section
a) the very upper parts of a stadium
nosebleed section = die billigsten Sitzplätze
im Stadion, die ganz weit oben unter dem Dach sind
nosebleed section: approximately 75,000 Google hits
It's Friday night at Dodger Stadium, and there's the mayor of Los Angeles way, way up in the NOSEBLEED SECTION
, almost to the moon...
(Los Angeles Times)
"I was in the middle of the NOSEBLEED SECTION
. I was so far up, I had binoculars, but I still couldn't see anything."
(Philadelphia Daily News)
Did you know? nosebleed section
noun phrase, slang
- section in a stadium that is near the top, where the tickets are the cheapest
The expression nosebleed section
- also called the nosebleed seats
- is applied tongue-in-cheek to those seats in a public arena, usually an athletic stadium or gymnasium, that are the highest and usually farthest from the desired activity or event. Tickets for these seats are normally the cheapest, which thus lends the negative context to the phrase. Seats in the nosebleed section
are also referred to as the "cheap seats" (The concert was sold out except for the cheap seats)
The phrase refers to the risk for nasal haemorrhage at high altitudes because of the lower barometric pressure.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nosebleed_section
The phrases nosebleed section
and nosebleed seats
are applied tongue-in-cheek to those seats of a public arena, usually an athletic stadium or gymnasium, that are highest and, usually, farthest from the desired activity. A common reference to having seats at the upper tiers of a stadium is "sitting in the nosebleed section
" or "nosebleed seats
". At the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Lichtenstein Theater, the Gallery section is known locally as "nosebleed central
". The reference alludes to the propensity for nasal hemorrhage at high altitudes, usually owing to lower barometric pressure.http://www.linguee.de/deutsch-englisch/search...
Get your tickets to the best seats now to see any and all events at the Hallenstadion Zurich before you end up in the nosebleed section
Sichern Sie sich die Tickets für die besten Plätze bei einem Konzert, um alle Veranstaltungen im Hallenstadion Zürich zu besuchen, bevor Sie das Nachsehen haben!related discussion: nosebleed section