onlooker

[ on-look-er, awn- ]
/ ˈɒnˌlʊk ər, ˈɔn- /

noun

spectator; observer; witness.

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Origin of onlooker

1600–10; on + looker, after verb phrase look on
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British Dictionary definitions for onlooker

onlooker
/ (ˈɒnˌlʊkə) /

noun

a person who observes without taking part

Derived forms of onlooker

onlooking, adjective
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