- Tier means a row or layer.
- An example of a tier is an upper level of chairs in a theater.
- An example of a tier is one of three layers of a wedding cake.
- The definition of a tier is someone who ties things.
An example of a tier is a mother who helps a child with the laces of their shoes.
- a row, or rank, of seats
- any of a series of rows, layers, ranks, etc. arranged one above or behind another
Origin: from Old French tire, order, rank, dress from Frankish an unverified form teri (akin to Old High German ziari, beauty, Old English tir, glory) from Indo-European an unverified form dēiro- from base an unverified form dei-, to gleam from source deity
- a person or thing that ties
- ☆ a type of pinafore formerly worn by children
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- One of a series of rows placed one above another: a stadium with four tiers of seats.
- A rank or class.
Origin: Middle English tire, row, rank, from Old French, from tirer, to draw out; see tirade.