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1. spectator

noun. ['ˈspɛkteɪtɝ'] a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind).

Synonyms

  • perceiver
  • rubbernecker
  • eyewitness
  • Peeping Tom
  • peeper
  • looker
  • gawker
  • cheerer
  • onlooker
  • theatregoer
  • motion-picture fan
  • rubberneck
  • spy
  • looker-on
  • witness
  • bystander
  • watcher
  • beholder
  • moviegoer
  • browser
  • starer
  • viewer
  • percipient
  • theatergoer
  • playgoer
  • voyeur
  • ogler

Antonyms

  • lower

Etymology

  • spectator (Latin)
  • specto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Spectator

  • delamater
  • deregulator
  • dictator
  • doxtater
  • elater
  • heitzenrater
  • impersonator
  • initiator
  • lasater
  • motivator
  • narrator
  • prestidigitator
  • purolator
  • rehabilitator
  • vibrator

Example sentences of the word spectator


1. Noun, singular or mass
Have the spectator think of an animal that begins with the SECOND letter of the chosen country.

Quotes containing the word spectator


1. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
- Oscar Wilde

2. Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life.
- Jackie Robinson

3. The man with the real sense of humor is the man who can put himself in the spectator's place and laugh at his own misfortune.
- Bert Williams

2. spectator

noun. ['ˈspɛkteɪtɝ'] a woman's pump with medium heel; usually in contrasting colors for toe and heel.

Synonyms

  • pump

Antonyms

  • lay witness
  • expert witness

Etymology

  • spectator (Latin)
  • specto (Latin)
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