- spectator sportsN-COUNTA spectator sport is a sport that is interesting and entertaining to watch.
The most popular spectator sport is football.
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spectator sport — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms spectator sport : singular spectator sport plural spectator sports a sport that a lot of people enjoy watching … English dictionary
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spectator sport — spec tator .sport [ US ˈ... ˌ.] n 1.) a sport that people go and watch 2.) something that you watch rather than take part in usually used humorously ▪ Life is not a spectator sport … Dictionary of contemporary English
spectator sport — spec′tator sport n. spog any sport that can be watched by spectators, as football or basketball, usu. for a fee • Etymology: 1940–45 … From formal English to slang
spectator sport — any sport that can be watched by spectators, as football or basketball, usually for a fee. [1940 45] * * * … Universalium
spectator sport — noun a sport watched by many people … English new terms dictionary
spectator sport — noun (C) a sport that people go and watch … Longman dictionary of contemporary English