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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who watches without taking part.

Usage examples (36)
  • I enjoy being a spectator at baseball games, but I don't really enjoy playing the game.
  • Until there are 3-D films where the spectator is completely immersed, it's still only masturbation, and we're a long way from that. alex
  • Yet, both in and outside the arena, the spectator is the most mistreated.
  • Breaking down the wall between performer and spectator, which is at the heart of for more
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