watcher

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noun watch·er \ˈwä-chər, ˈwȯ-\

Definition of watcher

  1. :  one that watches: such asa :  one that sits up or continues awake at nightb :  watchmanc (1) :  one that keeps watch beside a dead person (2) :  one that attends a sick person at nightd :  a person who closely follows or observes someone or something <a Supreme Court watcher> —often used in combination <celebrity-watchers>e :  a representative of a party or candidate who is stationed at the polls on an election day to watch the conduct of officials and voters

Examples of watcher in a sentence

  1. <the inexperienced babysitter turned out to be a well-meaning but hopelessly incompetent watcher of young children>

  2. <a safari that affords wildlife watchers plenty of opportunities to see Africa's grandest creatures in their natural habitat>

13th Century

First Known Use of watcher

13th century


WATCHER Defined for English Language Learners

watcher

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noun watch·er \ˈwä-chər, ˈwȯ-\

Definition of watcher for English Language Learners

  • : a person who watches someone or something regularly



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