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
Rhymes with timekeeper
beekeeper, bookkeeper, crowkeeper, doorkeeper, gamekeeper, gatekeeper, goalkeeper, greenkeeper, grim reaper, groundskeeper, housekeeper, innkeeper, lockkeeper, minesweeper, peacekeeper, scorekeeper, shopkeeper, spring peeper, stockkeeper, storekeeper, zookeeper
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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