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on·look·er

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

(ˈɒnˌlʊkə)
n
a person who observes without taking part
ˈonˌlooking adj
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on•look•er

(ˈɒnˌlʊk ər, ˈɔn-)

n.
a spectator; observer; witness.
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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"
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onlooker

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

noun
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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
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onlooker

[ˈɒnlʊkər] nspectateur/trice m/f
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onlooker

nZuschauer(in) m(f)
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onlooker

[ˈɒnˌlʊkəʳ] nastante m/f, spettatore/trice
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onlooker

(ˈonlukə) noun
a person who watches something happening. A crowd of onlookers had gathered round the two men who were fighting.
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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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References in classic literature ?
The rich onlookers who could afford to pay well sat in "boxes" on the stage itself, and the other onlookers sat or stood in the uncovered parts.
"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!' Believe me, Nicolete, I am not fit husband for you."
Stop!" Anne called wildly after him, not caring in the least for the other dumbfounded onlookers. "Mr.
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.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
While this was being done, slowly, amidst mutterings and restlessness on the part of the onlookers, one of the house-boys fetched a heavy-handled, heavy-lashed whip.
Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers. On the floor of the dancing-room, which opened out at the rear, three couples were waltzing drearily to the strains of a violin and a piano.