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noun as in bystander

noun as in eyewitness

noun as in observer

noun as in onlooker

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Example Sentences

In nothing is this more clear (to the looker-on at the game) than in the endless disputes concerning restrictions on commerce.

But a flirtation, after all, unless in a one-act comedy, is not entertaining to the mere looker-on; and oh!

The most casual looker-on might have seen the change taking place in his patient day by day and he was not a casual looker-on.

As a looker-on I've seen a lot of the game called marriage, and I'd know how to make you happy.

You know our plan, and you must see that as only one can act in it, your part would be that of a mere looker-on.


On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to looker-on, such as: eyewitness, observer, onlooker, passerby, spectator, and kibitzer.

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