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- n. Alternative spelling of onlooker.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person who observes an event; a looker-on; a spectator.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A looker-on; a spectator; an observer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who looks on
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“Bye, bus!” an on-looker yelled from the parking lot.
Referencing various physics related theories, Koch challenges the on-looker to decipher a visual language and coded system found within the work.
He looked like just another curious on-looker, only more poorly dressed.
Since her dark eyes blazed into the camera of an on-looker while she lay on the ground, muttering, "I'm burning, I'm burning."
But Cordelia Hanna-Cheruiyot said she felt the care women on Medi-Cal received sup-par, and no on-looker should be misled by what may seem like otherwise “standard care” and lofty principles.
Its hard to tell from a distance how bad the hits are, things can look worse to an on-looker than when you are involved, I have seen fights that looked real bad and then the people walked away as if nothing happened.
The essay The Relevance of the Beautiful suggests that “the mere on-looker who indulges in aesthetic or cultural enjoyment from a safe distance, whether in the theatre, the concert hall, or the seclusion of solitary reading, simply does not exist” (RB 130).
"Are they from DeVry?" one on-looker asked The Transom.
They conversed among themselves only in whispers, until even the whispering ceased, and nothing could be heard but the steady ticking of the clock, and now and then the quick-drawn breath of some timid on-looker.
Any uninformed on-looker would have seen that some misborn diseased beast, not a man at all, lay in its final and doubtless felicitous agonies upon that rough bed.