noun[often in combination]
- 1A person who looks for or observes a particular thing as a hobby or job: plane-spottersMore example sentences
- It's at this point that real markets begin to form, nurtured by Cool Hunters and other for-hire trend spotters and culture vultures.
- Weather net control operators and spotters, he says, are better informed thanks to the Web.
- Other players key to winning, such as offensive linemen, can't be sorted by jersey numbers because the league's spotters are required to follow the action, not take attendance.
- 1.1An aviator or aircraft employed in locating or observing enemy positions: [as modifier]: spotter planesMore example sentences
- Sequences are shown featuring artillery attack on enemy positions directed by a circling spotter plane.
- 1.2(In gymnastics, weight training, etc.) a person stationed to observe the performer and minimize the risk of accidents or injuries.More example sentences
- We had spotters when we played on the rock-climbing wall and we practiced falling off stilts in a way that would lessen the impact on our bodies.
More definitions of spotterDefinition of spotter in:
- The US English dictionary