from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that remains on the sidelines; a nonparticipant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who stays on the sidelines; a spectator or nonparticipant.
- n. A beekeeper, neither a hobbyist nor a fully-fledged commercial operator, for whom beekeeping is a secondary source of income.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sidewinder, sidewiper, or massasauga.
Sideline reporter Pam Oliver is sharp, although that creates an unflattering contrast with Fox's other sideliner — Tony Siragusa.
Some nice writing and analysis but it is jarring as well to this sideliner.
I like Edwards 'creativity, but all this is easy as a sideliner.
Jones slammed into Torry Holt on an early sideliner.
Paul Hendricks rubbed his bald head and grinned in a way that attempted to prove him a disinterested sideliner.
Hill "Superbad" is endearing as an awkward sideliner learning to love his place in the world.
If you exercise long enough, you'll likely encounter a nasty sideliner that could derail your program.
Jasmine has a pretty voice, but she needs to be a sideliner back-up singer instead of a headliner.
"The right to criticize is also an obligation to know what you are talking about." sideliner wrote on Feb 27, 2009 5: 08 PM:
Pull in the sideliner; doing that encourages everyone