standees

standee

[stan-dee]
noun
a person who stands, as a passenger in a train, a spectator at a theater, etc., either because all the seats are taken or because standing room is cheaper than a seat.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; stand + -ee

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standee (stænˈdiː)
 
n
a person who stands, esp when there are no vacant seats

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