Definition of courtside in US English:

courtside

noun

  • The area adjacent to a tennis court, basketball court, etc.

    ‘her family watched from courtside’
    ‘she was embraced by family and fans at courtside after her victory’
    • ‘Crawford hugged and slapped hands with fans at courtside on the way to the locker room.’
    • ‘You are at the 1992 U.S. Open, a few rows from courtside, watching a teenage tour de force hit a tennis ball.’
    • ‘Tennis greats such as Rod Laver, Pete Sampras and Ken Rosewall were in the courtside to witness the match.’
    • ‘And now that the Clippers are worth watching, Sterling might never be allowed to watch them from courtside again.’
    • ‘No strangers to the courtside, before the game began Mr and Mrs Carter grabbed an opportunity to greet L.A.’
    • ‘Pierce and Garnett will have their days in Boston, and their numbers will eventually sit high above courtside with the other Celtic greats.’
    • ‘Tomic beat Blake 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 but, again, without his father coaching him from the courtside.’
    • ‘She signed autographs for Chinese fans who mobbed her on the courtside after her victory.’

adjective & adverb

  • By the side of a tennis court, basketball court, etc.

    as adjective ‘the expensive courtside seats’
    as adverb ‘Vanessa and her two young daughters sat courtside’
    • ‘After canoodling courtside, the duo went for sushi, where they were seen packing on the PDA outside the restaurant.’
    • ‘She was snapped cheering and enjoying a beer courtside.’
    • ‘Nishikori dropped the first set and needed courtside treatment on a hip injury.’
    • ‘The image, displayed to about 14,800 courtside spectators, was beamed to television audiences around the world.’
    • ‘David treated his sons to courtside tickets at the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns game.’
    • ‘His coach was a picture of calm inscrutability in the courtside box until Djokovic's fall.’
    • ‘"We have always had tight matches and today was no different," she said in a courtside interview.’
    • ‘Davis showed surprising athletic ability, vaulting a courtside advertising board while pursuing a rebound.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, Raymond sported brown boots, blue jeans and a blue sweater while standing courtside during the game.’
    • ‘Infamous for his trash-talking courtside antics during New York Knicks games, Lee is also a Yankees fan.’

Pronunciation

courtside

/ˈkôrtsīd/