noun \-mən\

: a person whose job is to watch and guard property at night or when the owners are away

Full Definition of WATCHMAN

:  a person who keeps watch :  guard

Examples of WATCHMAN

  1. A watchman stopped them at the gate.
  2. <hired a watchman to patrol the factory at night>

First Known Use of WATCHMAN

15th century

Rhymes with WATCHMAN


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