Definition of spectator sport in English:

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spectator sport

Pronunciation: /ˈspekˌtādər spôrt/


A sport that many people find entertaining to watch.
Example sentences
  • Football is both a spectator sport and a participation sport.
  • As a spectator sport it beats all-in wrestling hands down!
  • By the end of the decade, stock-car racing had passed baseball and basketball as an American spectator sport.
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