Usage examples for onlookers

  1. He was still in his shirt, and bareheaded; but as he spoke one of several onlookers whom the clatter of steel had drawn to the spot, brought his coat and waistcoat, and held them while he put them on. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  2. The rain allowed of the bride and bridegroom hiding their faces from the curiosity of the onlookers till they got inside; but they felt that they were running the gauntlet, and they felt too that their own friends were annoyed at being laughed at as part of such a foolish procession. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  3. More onlookers had gathered in the courtyard to watch, knowing from past experience, that by now, Master Rababull would enjoy their audience more than their intrusion. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney