Simple Definition of timekeeper
: a person who controls or records official times during a contest (such as a race or game)
—used in the phrases good timekeeper and bad/poor timekeeper to say that someone is or is not good about arriving at the correct or expected time
Examples of timekeeper in a sentence
The timekeeper forgot to stop the clock during the team's last time-out.
<the museum includes some ancient water clocks and sundials in its collection of historical timekeepers>
First Known Use of timekeeper
TIMEKEEPER Defined for Kids
Definition of timekeeper for Students
: an official who keeps track of the time in a sports contest
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