When there are a lot of people around who are not involved in the situation, they are called onlookers. This means that they are not involved in the fight, or the dispute.

  • The bystanders were watching the fight between the two groups.

  • The bystanders were watching the protesters rally.

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Example Sentences for onlookers

  • 1

    This is what inflamed the onlookers.

  • 2

    Jokes are typically for the entertainment of friends and onlookers.

  • 3

    He was eventually tackled and restrained by onlookers.

  • 4

    The onlookers joined in, clapping the rhythm or singing.

  • 5

    The spectacle inspired amazement, and awe among the onlookers.

  • 6

    The story is that an onlooker scoffed at the idea and challenged them.

  • 7

    It looks like the stuntmen are not too stressed to wave to the onlookers.

  • 8

    Onlookers for the most part said they were impressed by the spectacle.

  • 9

    Onlookers shouted as the man attempted in vain to escape the tracks.

  • 10

    An infectious sadness permeates through even the most distant onlooker's body.