Synonyms for onlookers

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When I entered the city the onlookers were crowded together like walls.

He belonged to the people who make the play, and most of us are only onlookers at the best.

"Do get in, my dear girl," said Nana tranquilly, disdaining the onlookers.

The onlookers roared with laughter, the power-lining and the robot were forgotten.

There was a shout of farewell from the onlookers, and the gambler turned in his seat.

The onlookers gazed blankly from one to the other of the two men.

He laughed feebly, and the onlookers transferred their attention to him.

Besides, his last attempt had changed the attitude of the onlookers.

You may be able to tell better, since the proverb has it that the onlookers see most of the game.

He took his place in a fringe of onlookers that filled the sidewalk.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from on + agent noun from look (v.).

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