- spectator [spek′tāt΄ər, spek tāt′ər]n.[L < pp. of spectare, to behold: see SPECTACLE]1. a person who sees or watches something without taking an active part; onlooker2. a woman's shoe having two contrasting colors and with the toe and heel characteristically ornamented with perforationsspectatorshipn.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.