noun. ['ˈɔnˌlʊkɝ'] someone who looks on.
- expert witness
Rhymes with Onlooker
Sentences with onlooker
1. Noun, singular or mass
The poster should also have a call to action somewhere for the onlooker to go to for more information.
2. Adjective, comparative
A child demonstrating onlooker behaviour observes other children at play, but does not join in play.
Quotes about onlooker
1. Every sunrise is priceless and you can experience the richness that life holds only when you live life to the full instead of just being an onlooker.
- Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free
2. But some of the greatest achievements in philosophy could only be compared with taking up some books which seemed to belong together, and putting them on different shelves; nothing more being final about their positions than that they no longer lie side by side. The onlooker who doesn’t know the difficulty of the task might well think in such a case that nothing at all had been achieved.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein