Examples of spectator in a Sentence
The spectators lining the road cheered the racers on.
The accident attracted a large crowd of spectators.
I wasn't a participant in the preparations, merely a spectator.
Recent Examples of spectator from the Web
At the 2013 Boston Marathon, Keflezighi attended as a spectator.
Starting at 8am, paddle boarders of all skill levels will compete in a race into Sag Harbor while spectators soak up the sun and sip mimosas.
For this weekend's marathon, as with all of our events, the safety and security of our runners, staff, volunteers, and spectators is our top priority.
Carson, other former players and brain-injury researchers spoke at a forum organized by House Democrats who are exploring what, if anything, Congress can do to make the nation’s most popular spectator sport safer.
For five two-year budget cycles – more than a decade – Republicans have reduced themselves to mere spectator status in crafting and adopting a state budget that the people of Connecticut need and deserve.
At halftime, the game was delayed for 30-plus minutes when a spectator collapsed and had to be taken to Howard County General Hospital by ambulance.
Players of all levels and spectators must be at least 21 years old.
Everyone at the event has a role to play, including the spectators, who use color flip-books to make grand mosaics from the stands.
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Origin and Etymology of spectator
First Known Use: circa 1586See Words from the same year
SPECTATOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spectator for English Language Learners
: a person who watches an event, show, game, activity, etc., often as part of an audience
SPECTATOR Defined for Kids
Word Root of spectator
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