Pronunciation: (spek'tā-tur, spek-tā'-),[key] —n. 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 spec'tator 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.
a weekly periodical (1711–12, 1714) issued by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele.