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Definition of "looker-on" []

  • A spectator; an onlooker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "looker-on" in a sentence
  • "Most recently, Phoenix jumped off a stage during a performance to go after a looker-on who had been heckling him in Miami."
  • "With the advantage of looker-on and a very deep experience of Northerners, he had noted that Ismail was lying and that Saunders was growing doubtful, although both men concealed the truth with what was very close to being art."
  • "In short, I have acted in all parts of my life as a looker-on, which is the character I intend to preserve in this paper."