What does spectator mean?

Definitions for spectator
ˈspɛk teɪ tər, spɛkˈteɪ-spec·ta·tor

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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. spectator pump, spectator(noun)

    a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel


  1. spectator(Noun)

    One who observes an event; an observer.

    The cheering spectators watched the fireworks.

  2. Origin: From spectator, from frequentative verb specto, from specio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spectator(noun)

    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

  1. Spectator

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spectator' in Nouns Frequency: #2723

How to pronounce spectator?

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How to say spectator in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectator in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of spectator in a Sentence

  1. Tuukka Rask:

    I was pretty much a spectator after that.

  2. Lou Holtz:

    Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by.

  3. Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the preface:

    It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.

  4. William Weinreb:

    He pretended to be a spectator but he had murder in his heart.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Life may not be a spectator sport but many spend time watching it go by.

Images & Illustrations of spectator

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