Definitions for viewerˈvyu ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

view•erˈvyu ər(n.)

  1. a person who views something:

    viewers of the spectacle.

  2. a person who watches television.

    Category: Showbiz

  3. any of various optical devices to facilitate viewing, as of a photographic transparency.

    Category: Optics

  4. an eyepiece or viewfinder.

    Category: Optics

Origin of viewer:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker(noun)

    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

    "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"

  2. viewer(noun)

    an optical device for viewing photographic transparencies

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. viewer(noun)ˈvyu ər

    sb who watches a particular TV show

    Viewers can vote on the contestant they like best.


  1. viewer(Noun)

    Someone that views some spectacle; an onlooker or spectator

  2. viewer(Noun)

    Someone who watches television

  3. viewer(Noun)

    Any optical device used to view photographic slides

  4. viewer(Noun)

    A program that displays the contents of a file of digital images; an image viewer or file viewer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viewer(noun)

    one who views or examines

  2. Viewer(noun)

    a person appointed to inspect highways, fences, or the like, and to report upon the same

  3. Viewer(noun)

    the superintendent of a coal mine


  1. ViEWER

    ViEWER, the Virtual Environment Workbench for Education and Research, is a proprietary, freeware computer program for Microsoft Windows written by researchers at the University of Idaho for the study of visual perception and complex immersive three-dimensional environments. It was created using C++ and OpenGL, and has been used by Dr. Brian Dyre, Dr. Steffen Werner, Dr. Ernesto Bustamante, Dr. Ben Barton, and their undergraduate and graduate researchers in visual perception, signal detection, and child-safety experiments.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'viewer' in Nouns Frequency: #2481

Anagrams of viewer

  1. review

Translations for viewer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who watches television

This programme has five million viewers.

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