watcher

Definitions of watcher
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n a guard who keeps watch

Synonyms:
security guard, watchman
Types:
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bank guard
a 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, picket, scout, sentinel, sentry, spotter, watch
a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
night watchman
a watchman who works during the night
patroller
someone on patrol duty; an individual or a member of a group that patrols an area
port watcher, portwatcher
a watchman on a wharf
Type of:
guard
a person who keeps watch over something or someone

n a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body

Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

“sky watchers discovered a new star”
Synonyms:
looker, spectator, viewer, witness
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browser
a viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
bystander
a nonparticipant spectator
cheerer
a spectator who shouts encouragement
eyewitness
a spectator who can describe what happened
gawker
a spectator who stares stupidly without intelligent awareness
motion-picture fan, moviegoer
someone who goes to see movies
ogler
a viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person
looker-on, onlooker
someone who looks on
playgoer, theatergoer, theatregoer
someone who attends the theater
rubberneck, rubbernecker
a person who stares inquisitively
spy
a secret watcher; someone who secretly watches other people
starer
a viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)
Peeping Tom, peeper, voyeur
a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
first-nighter
someone habitually a spectator at the openings of theatrical productions
groundling
in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section
snoop, snooper
a spy who makes uninvited inquiries into the private affairs of others
shadow, shadower, tail
a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
Type of:
beholder, observer, perceiver, percipient
a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses

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