observer : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
- n an expert who observes and comments on something
- Says the observer: "There's a lot bubbling under the surface today.
- Flying over enemy territory, a reconnaissance observer spies, for example, an enemy force cunningly deployed to command a road below.
- This much is wonderful: Norwegian filmmaker Bent Hamer's Kitchen Stories, in which he imagines an observer named Folke (Tomas Norstrom) perched in a sort of tennis umpire's chair .
News & Articles
- all-observer girls track field
June 16, 2013 - Westland Observer
- Observer Forum: Letters to the editor
Wednesday’s Observer had a front-page article about an innocent man murdered by gun. (“Struggle, shots, death in seconds”).
June 13, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer
- Observer reporter selected for fellowship
The Observer’s Katy Nesbitt will be heading to Montana at the end of the month as a fellow for the 2013 Crown of the Continent Institute. The institute, an all-expenses paid learning expedition, is one of many offered by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources.
June 13, 2013 - La Grande Observer
- Kofi Annan in San Francisco Chronicle
I am shocked and deeply distressed by the apparently deliberate targeting by Israeli Defense Forces of a UN Observer post in southern Lebanon,Annan said in the statement.
- John McCain in Washington Post
Any rational observer would say that if the war's lost, then someone won the war,McCain responded. "Al-Qaida will win that war."
- Tom Lantos in FOXNews
I don't believe it,said Democratic Rep. Tom Lantos of California, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "Every objective observer seems to think the State Department's projections are wildly unrealistic."