HyperDic: watcher

English > 3 senses of the word watcher:
NOUNperson watcher, spectator, witness, viewer, lookera close observer
person watcher, watchman, security guarda guard who keeps watch
person watchera person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body
watcher > pronunciation
Soundswaa'cher
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English > watcher: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind).
Example "sky watchers discovered a new star"
Synonymsspectator, witness, viewer, looker
NarrowerbrowserA viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
bystanderA nonparticipant spectator
cheererA spectator who shouts encouragement
eyewitnessA spectator who can describe what happened
gawkerA spectator who stares stupidly without intelligent awareness
moviegoer, motion-picture fansomeone who goes to see movies
oglerA viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person
onlooker, looker-onsomeone who looks on
playgoer, theatergoer, theatregoersomeone who attends the theater
rubberneck, rubberneckerA person who stares inquisitively
spyA secret watcher
starerA viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)
voyeur, Peeping Tom, peeperA viewer who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
Broaderperceiver, percipient, observer, beholderA person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
Spanishespectadora, espectador, telespectador, televidente, testigo
Catalanespectadora, espectador, telespectador, televident, testimoni
Verbswatchlook attentively
watchobserve with attention
English > watcher: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA guard who keeps watch.
Synonymswatchman, security guard
Member ofsecurity force, private security forceA privately employed group hired to protect the security of a business or industry
Narrowerbank guardA security guard at a bank
fire watcher(during World War II in Britain) someone whose duty was to watch for fires caused by bombs dropped from the air
lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picketA person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
night watchmanA watchman who works during the night
patrollersomeone on patrol / patrol duty
portwatcher, port watcherA watchman on a wharf
BroaderguardA person who keeps watch over something or someone
Spanishcelador, guarda de seguridad, guarda, guardia, guardián, sereno, velador, vigilante
Catalanguaita, sereno, vigilant
Verbswatchbe vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
English > watcher: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being

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