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See definition of onlookers on Dictionary.com
  • as inaudience
  • as ingallery
  • as inattendance

synonyms for onlookers

  • congregation
  • crowd
  • gallery
  • gathering
  • market
  • public
  • admirers
  • assemblage
  • assembly
  • devotees
  • fans
  • following
  • hearers
  • house
  • listeners
  • moviegoers
  • patrons
  • playgoers
  • spectators
  • theatergoers
  • turnout
  • viewers
  • witnesses
  • showgoers
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How to use onlookers in a sentence

The intensity of this drama, however, being interior, caused little outward disturbance that casual onlookers need have noticed.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We gather from the expression, "without the slightest hitch," that not one of the onlookers made any effort to save the lady.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
They were simply onlookers; they were unarmed, and were merely there to witness the queen's punishment.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
All around the base of the mound ran a processional road, so that their majesties could drive under the eye of the onlookers.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
Consumers stood gray and inconspicuous behind the two rows of uniformed men, silent, unsmiling, like onlookers at an accident.
THE GREAT POTLATCH RIOTSALLEN KIM LANG
To the bewildered onlookers there seemed to be a flash and a bang, instantaneous; then things were as before.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Yet there are many onlookers who, by a ventriloquist, can be made to believe that the picture speaks.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Chivey roared with all his might, till a small crowd of wondering onlookers began to collect.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Onlookers sent broadcast to every quarter accounts of the millennial harmony which presided over all.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
In sleep the little face was an exquisite one; the onlookers might guess what it would be awake.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ONLOOKERS

  • assemblage
  • assembly
  • audience
  • box office
  • company
  • congregation
  • crowd
  • draw
  • gate
  • gathering
  • gross
  • house
  • observers
  • onlookers
  • patrons
  • public
  • spectators
  • turnout
  • witnesses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.