Spectator meaning

spĕk'tā'tər
One who observes an event; an observer.

The cheering spectators watched the fireworks.

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A person who sees or watches something without taking an active part; onlooker.
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The definition of a spectator is a person who watches or observes.

An example of spectator is a fan at a baseball game.

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A woman's shoe having two contrasting colors and with the toe and heel characteristically ornamented with perforations.
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An observer of an event, especially a sports contest.
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Origin of spectator

  • Latin spectātor from spectāre to watch spectacle
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin spectātor, from frequentative verb spectō (“watch"), from speciō (“look at").
    From Wiktionary