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looker-on

[ look-er-on, -awn ]
/ ˌlʊk ərˈɒn, -ˈɔn /
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noun, plural look·ers-on.
a person who looks on; onlooker; witness; spectator.
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Origin of looker-on

1530–40; look on + -er1
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