spectator sport


Definition of spectator sport

  1. 1 :  a sport (such as football, baseball, ice hockey, etc.) that many people watch

  2. 2 :  something that people watch other people do without becoming involved themselves For many, politics has become a spectator sport.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one who looks on or watches

    :  a shoe having contrasting colors with a perforated design at the toe and sometimes heel

  1. :  to amuse oneself :  frolic

    :  to engage in a sport

    :  to mock or ridicule something

  1. :  a source of diversion :  recreation

    :  sexual play

    :  physical activity engaged in for pleasure

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for sports

    :  styled in a manner suitable for casual or informal wear

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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