1. sentinel

noun. ['ˈsɛntənəl'] a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.


  • watch
  • lookout
  • picket
  • security guard
  • lookout man
  • scout
  • watcher
  • watchman
  • spotter


  • employer

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How do you pronounce sentinel?

Pronounce sentinel as ˈsɛntənəl.

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Example sentences of the word sentinel

1. Noun, singular or mass
The lhasa apso hails from Tibet, where he was known as the "barking lion sentinel dog."

Quotes containing the word sentinel

1. Of the big horror movies of the '70s, you have 'The Omen,' 'The Sentinel,' 'Rosemary's Baby,' 'The Stepford Wives,' 'Burnt Offerings' - these are all romantic fatalist movies where there's a sort of glimmer of hope... but darkness wins.
- Chuck Palahniuk