from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One using standing room. See Usage Note at -ee1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Somebody who is forced to stand, for example on a crowded bus.
- n. A life-size shape, for instance of a celebrity, cut out of cardboard, often used for advertising and promotional purposes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lifesize cardboard cutout (usually of a celebrity)
- n. 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)
UPDATE: Markus from Germany has sent in pictures of a Cloverfield "standee" in Munich.
A screened building of one huge room, it contained two double rows of three-tier "standee" canvas bunks on gas-pipes.
All I knew about it was the enormous standee, and that it was from Dreamworks.
HeyUGuys. com and E1 Home Entertainment have teamed up for a contest to give three lucky winners the chance to win a life-size cardboard standee of Bella, Jacob, or Edward.
And no, I'm not at all embarrassed to request a seat, knowing that I paid my standee dues in years past.
On the other hand, I also remember attending San Francisco Opera as a standee when I was a student and it was quite an exciting and heady experience.
Funny I saw Clash of the Titans 3D and I saw a standee (in English obviously) of the French Toy Story 3 Poster presto117
Cool TS3 standee ... blog comments powered by Disqus
If I would have seen that standee as a kid my brain would have exploded. blog comments powered by Disqus
Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have released high resolution images of a new Iron Man 2 in theatre standee and two new character posters, both of which you can probably find in your local multiplex beginning this week.