Examples of watchful in a Sentence
We need to be more watchful of our children.
The hotel is being built under the watchful eye of its architect.
Recent Examples of watchful from the Web
For a second-round pick fighting to earn an invitation to training camp, every second on the floor in front of the watchful eyes of coaches and front office staff counts.
Both have designated swimming areas, where children and adults can splash within the buoys under the watchful eyes of lifeguards.
As Justine dances with Billy under the watchful eyes of Sam, Ruth, and her mother, Billy suggests a wild plan.
Related stories from Idaho Statesman IBO keeps a watchful eye on curlew population Once curlew eggs hatch, the birds drastically shift behavior and aggressively protect their young.
And then, the next day, George (along with sister Princess Charlotte) spent the afternoon watching his dad play polo, under the watchful eye of mom Kate Middleton.
While Ronnie was trying to find a tank top for one of the girls to borrow, Jenni kept a watchful eye on him.
Players were broken down into groups by age and ability and are under the watchful eye of camp director Jelani Bandele, who has been running the annual summer event since its inception in 2011.
Following that, Meghan -- under the watchful eye of the monarch -- will attend a lunch at Chester Town Hall.
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on guard, on one's toes, on the alert, on the ball, on tiptoe;
Synonym Discussion of watchful
- the watchful eye of the department supervisor
- eternally vigilant in the safeguarding of democracy
- wide-awake companies latched onto the new technology
- alert traders anticipated the stock market's slide
WATCHFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of watchful for English Language Learners
: always watching the actions of someone or something : paying careful attention to someone or something
WATCHFUL Defined for Kids
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