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on·look·er

 (ŏn′lo͝ok′ər, ôn′-)
n.
One that looks on; a spectator or bystander.

onlooker

(ˈɒnˌlʊkə)
n
a person who observes without taking part
ˈonˌlooking adj

on•look•er

(ˈɒnˌlʊk ər, ˈɔn-)

n.
a spectator; observer; witness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.onlooker - someone who looks ononlooker - someone who looks on      
looker, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness - 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"

onlooker

noun spectator, witness, observer, viewer, looker-on, watcher, eyewitness, bystander, sightseer A handful of onlookers stood around watching.

onlooker

noun
Translations
مُشَاهِدٌمُشاهِد، مُتَفَرِّج
přihlížející
tilskuer
sivustakatsoja
promatračgledatelj
áhorfandi
傍観者
방관자
skatītājsvērotājs
åskådare
ผู้เห็นเหตุการณ์
người xem

onlooker

[ˈɒnˌlʊkəʳ] Nespectador(a) m/f (esp pej) → mirón/ona m/f
I was a mere onlookeryo era un simple espectador

onlooker

[ˈɒnlʊkər] nspectateur/trice m/f

onlooker

nZuschauer(in) m(f)

onlooker

[ˈɒnˌlʊkəʳ] nastante m/f, spettatore/trice

onlooker

(ˈonlukə) noun
a person who watches something happening. A crowd of onlookers had gathered round the two men who were fighting.

onlooker

مُشَاهِدٌ přihlížející tilskuer Zuschauer θεατής espectador sivustakatsoja badaud promatrač spettatore 傍観者 방관자 toeschouwer tilskuer widz espectador зритель åskådare ผู้เห็นเหตุการณ์ izleyici người xem 旁观者
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Therefore it helped the Elizabethan onlooker to understand the play when he saw a king, a courtier, or a butcher come on to the stage dressed as he knew a king, a courtier, or a butcher dressed.
So long as this is general, it is not always noticeable, for the uninspired onlooker is without the necessary means of comparison.
Thus, for example, the individual who defiled a drinking-place would be attacked by every onlooker, while one who deliberately gave a false alarm was the recipient of much rough usage at our hands.
I have seen him a score of times, at table, insulting this hunter or that, with cool and level eyes and, withal, a certain air of interest, pondering their actions or replies or petty rages with a curiosity almost laughable to me who stood onlooker and who understood.
Extra-terrestrial" had no meaning for most of the onlookers.
I know," I continued, pressing her hand, "that I may seem young enough to talk like this, but some of us get through life quicker than others, and when we say, `It is done,' it is no use for onlookers to say, `Why, it is just beginning
Anne called wildly after him, not caring in the least for the other dumbfounded onlookers.
If his sisters or their friends happened to be among the onlookers on `popular nights,' Sylvester stood back in the shadow under the cottonwood trees, smoking and watching Lena with a harassed expression.
He made a lurch for the cab, overturning three or four onlookers and himself-- no
The losing team, accompanied by its host of volunteers, was dragged in a rush over the ground and disappeared under the avalanche of battling forms of the onlookers.
And then, when the storm of twigs, leaves and dirt, caused by the leaping, threshing thing ceased for a moment, the onlookers saw something that filled them with terror.
Several had tried their skill with Eric, but he had soon sent them spinning in no gentle manner, amid the jeers and laughter of the onlookers.