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onlooker

Syllabification: on·look·er
Pronunciation: /ˈänˌlo͝okər
 
, ˈônˌlo͝okər
 
/

Definition of onlooker in English:

noun

A nonparticipating observer; a spectator: a crowd of fascinated onlookers
More example sentences
  • Watched by a crowd of onlookers three firefighters went into the water and used a canal side crane to hoist the shivering animal out.
  • A crowd of onlookers had gathered at the training pitch of Austria's most successful modern football club.
  • The female escaped but the male deer suffered appalling injuries as it tried to get away from the crowds of jeering onlookers.
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onlooking

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Pronunciation: /-ˌlo͝okiNG/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The tide was still ebbing furiously and the course lay once again upwind, and for a few minutes I amused some onlooking fisherman by not making any headway at all.
  • Even as it was happening, the onlooking neighbours phoned the police with details of the car, its occupants and the stolen goods.
  • All females in the vicinity immediately start strutting their stuff, leaving onlooking males unsure as to what just hit them.

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