Definition of Beholder

1. Noun. A person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses.




Definition of Beholder

1. n. One who beholds; a spectator.

Definition of Beholder

1. Noun. someone who observes or beholds; an observer or spectator ¹

2. Noun. (fantasy) A fictional monster in roleplaying games, a floating orb of flesh with a large mouth and many eyes on stalks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beholder

1. one that beholds [n -S] - See also: beholds

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beholder

behind the times
behind the wheel
behind time
behinde
behindhand
behindhandness
behinds
behither
behn
behoite
behold
beholde
beholden
beholden(p)
beholdenness
beholder (current term)
beholders
beholdest
beholdeth
beholding
beholdingness
beholds
behoney
behoof
behoofs
behoovable
behoove
behooved
behooveful
behooves

Literary usage of Beholder

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1. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"The captain's expertness and agility, in particular, in these experiments astonished every beholder. This morning they will set out on their mareh for ..."

2. A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1916)
"The writer of a letter or book, the dedicator of an offering, may use the aorist to put himself iu the position of the reader or beholder who views the ..."

3. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1854)
"... the eye and inclination of the beholder. With these the king might have raised a large sum of money, but all together would not suffice to pay all the ..."

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