the nosebleed section


Also found in: Wikipedia.

the nosebleed section

A seating area very high up in a stadium or theater, as for a sporting event, musical performance, play, etc., which typically costs less money but has a restricted view. "Nosebleed" refers jocularly to the effects of extremely high altitudes on the body, which can often cause nasal hemorrhaging, among other symptoms. I wish you wouldn't be so stingy when you're buying tickets. I'm sick of watching football games up in the nosebleed section! I waited too long to get tickets to the concert, so all that was left was a seat in the nosebleed section way in the back.
See also: nosebleed, section
References in periodicals archive ?
WHEN I was a teenager, I landed a job as a part-time usher in the family circle standing room - the nosebleed section at the very top of the Met's auditorium - where I had my first exposure to some of the Met's more rabid fans, who would often fight with each other over their favourite singers.
team's quarterfinal match with Ecuador in the hotbed of American soccer, Seattle, where they ranged from $65 in the nosebleed section to $600.
From our seats in the nosebleed section of the bleachers, we find our home team facing direct impacts of localized carbon pollution, air quality and the size of our energy bills.
Even the nosebleed section was full (at P2,900 a pop).
Love does not act unbecomingly, like that time you made eyes at the cello player from Cuba at that fundraising concert because you were convinced beyond the shadow of a doubt he was staring at you while he played love songs even though we were in the nosebleed section for heaven's sake, not to mention that your fan letters came back marked return to sender, not that I crowed about that much.
Nonetheless, limousine driver and rabid New York Knicks fan Edwina "Eddie" Franklin, (Goldberg), attends every Knick game with a small group of fellow fans seated in the nosebleed section of MSG.
Although many hunters like being in the nosebleed section when hunting from a treestand, Presley doesn't think height is all that critical.
The highest-placed post-2000 song was a 2003 hit from Adelaide rappers Hilltop Hoods, "The Nosebleed Section," in 17th place.
Up in the nosebleed section, wrinkles may be scarce.
Way up in the nosebleed section, frontmen Luke and Matt pitch a few words to the mag they grew up on.
Yes, our seats were pretty much in the nosebleed section, but we didn't care.
Andrew's Church in Cardinal went to Montreal for a PYPS event, the youth asked the minister's wife (Maude Fitzsimons) if they could go to the Montreal Forum on Saturday night to see Rocket Richard try for his "big goal." She agreed, and they obtained tickets in the nosebleed section through Canada Starch.
Registrars with inside information or the fastest Internet connections could get the best picks, while the little guys end up in the nosebleed section of Web names.
Hindsight is also excellent up here in the nosebleed section.
The stiff price of admission notwithstanding (from P500 ostensibly for the nosebleed section to P32,000 for the choicest seats), tickets to the Rockets-Pacers tiff are said to be getting scarcer by the minute.