Origin of demonstrator
Examples from the Web for demonstrators
In Dresden, Germany, anti-Islam rallies each week draw thousands of demonstrators.
This event, know as “Turn Around Tuesday,” enraged many of the demonstrators, especially the young SNCC activists.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At Grand Central Station, demonstrators held a die-in, Gothamist reported.Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers|Jacob Siegel|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A number of bottles and other debris came down upon the demonstrators and cops on the roadway from the pedestrian walkway above.
Different groups went in different directions, and without any clear leaders or certain destination, demonstrators followed.
This abstraction of his attention is illustrated humorously by a story told by one of his demonstrators.Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work|P. Chalmers Mitchell
In 1920 the demonstrators in science at Oxford were getting just about the same pay as the Oxford road-sweepers.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
So would the demonstrators not take that road—they might take any other they liked.Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
On learning what had happened, and seeing the plight of the demonstrators, they continued on their way.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
No objection will be raised to combats amongst the Demonstrators, with the restriction that no Government property is injured.
British Dictionary definitions for demonstrators
Word Origin and History for demonstrators
1610s, "one who points out," agent noun in Latin form from demonstrate. From 1680s as "one who uses exhibits as a method of teaching;" 1870 as "one who participates in public demonstrations."