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"
spectator pump, spectator(noun)
a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel
One who observes an event; an observer.
The cheering spectators watched the fireworks.
Etymology: From spectator, from frequentative verb specto, from specio.
one who on; one who sees or beholds; a beholder; one who is personally present at, and sees, any exhibition; as, the spectators at a show
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
spek-tā′tor, n. one who looks on:—fem. Spectā′tress, Spectā′trix.—adj. Spectatō′rial.—n. Spectā′torship, the office or quality of a spectator: (Shak.) the act of beholding.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'spectator' in Nouns Frequency: #2723
The numerical value of spectator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of spectator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of spectator in a Sentence
If we keep living in our silos, we will never be able to break down barriers and stereotypes, social justice is not a spectator sport, so if we don't work for it, nothing will change.
We don't give our children matches to play with nor do we give them candles, so you really shouldn't give children fireworks, let the adults handle the fireworks and let the children be the spectator.
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
I was pretty much a spectator after that.
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- Zuschauer, ZuschauerinGerman
- spectatrice, spectateurFrench
- megfigyelő, nézőHungarian
- հանդիսատես, ականատես, դիտող, հանդիսականArmenian
- spectator, privitorRomanian
- зритель, зрительницаRussian
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