Definition of onlooker
: one that looks on; especially : a passive spectator
onlookingplay \ˈȯn-ˌlu̇-kiŋ, ˈän-\ adjective
Examples of onlooker in a Sentence
Curious onlookers watched the ceremony.
An onlooker noticed the disturbance.
A crowd of onlookers gathered at the fire.
First Known Use of onlooker
ONLOOKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of onlooker for English Language Learners
: a person who watches an activity or event without being involved in it
ONLOOKER Defined for Kids
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