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spectator

[spek-tey-ter, spek-tey-] /ˈspɛk teɪ tər, spɛkˈteɪ-/
noun
1.
a person who looks on or watches; onlooker; observer.
2.
a person who is present at and views a spectacle, display, or the like; member of an audience.
3.
Also called spectator shoe. a white shoe with a perforated wing tip and back trim, traditionally of dark brown, dark blue, or black but sometimes of a lighter color.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin spectātor, equivalent to spectā(re), frequentative of specere to look, regard + -tor -tor
Related forms
spectatorial
[spek-tuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌspɛk təˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spectator shoe

spectator

/spɛkˈteɪtə/
noun
1.
a person viewing anything; onlooker; observer
Word Origin
C16: from Latin, from spectāre to watch; see spectacle
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Word Origin and History for spectator shoe
spectator
1586, from L. spectator "viewer, watcher," from pp. stem of spectare "to view, watch" (see spectacle). Spectate (v.) is a back-formation attested from 1929. Spectator sport is attested from 1943.
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