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The action or practice of spending time idly observing people in a public place.‘each seat has a view of the park across the street and is perfect for people watching’
- ‘When you can find some elbow-room and a beer, the people watching is fabulous.’
- ‘City planners believed that people's taste for green space, for ornament, for people watching, for cozy places for intimate social gatherings, were just social constructions.’
- ‘People watching in the Eternal City is almost as fascinating as examining the more ancient Roman artefacts.’
- ‘I love people watching - and what a great opportunity to watch so closely, tracking relationships and seeing them evolve in such an extraordinary environment.’
- ‘The main draw is the people watching.’
- ‘It was a great opportunity for a mix of random reminiscences and idle people-watching (always one of my favourite pastimes).’
- ‘"It's the epitome of the beautiful, modern hotel, with great people-watching."’
- ‘The outdoor cafe is perfect for people watching and perfect for leisurely afternoon chats over tea, coffee, or drinks.’
- ‘When I walk around campus between classes, people-watching is one of my favourite hobbies.’
- ‘The masquerade-goers are gathering, which makes for good people-watching.’
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