Spectator - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspekteɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word spectator
Brit.  |spɛkˈteɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word spectator
- a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind) (syn: looker, viewer, watcher, witness)
the spectators applauded the performance
- a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel


The spectators lining the road cheered the racers on.

The accident attracted a large crowd of spectators.

I wasn't a participant in the preparations, merely a spectator.

The match attracted over 40,000 spectators.

He seems the most bored, the most indifferent spectator there.

Football is one of the most popular spectator sports (=sports watched by a lot of people).

Word forms

singular: spectator
plural: spectators
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