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1. watcher

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃɝ'] a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind).

Synonyms

  • perceiver
  • rubbernecker
  • eyewitness
  • Peeping Tom
  • peeper
  • spectator
  • looker
  • gawker
  • cheerer
  • onlooker
  • theatregoer
  • motion-picture fan
  • rubberneck
  • spy
  • looker-on
  • witness
  • bystander
  • beholder
  • moviegoer
  • browser
  • starer
  • viewer
  • percipient
  • theatergoer
  • playgoer
  • voyeur
  • ogler

Antonyms

  • lay witness
  • expert witness
  • undiscerning
  • refrain

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • watch (English)

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Rhymes with Watcher

  • kaczor
  • gotcher

Sentences with watcher


1. Noun, singular or mass
Any person who meets these criteria may be a fire watcher.

Quotes about watcher


1. An intellectual? Yes. And never deny it. An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself. I like this, because I am happy to be both halves, the watcher and the watched. "Can they be brought together?"This is a practical question. We must get down to it. "I despise intelligence"really means: "I cannot bear my doubts.
- Albert Camus

2. Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.
- Terry Pratchett, Jingo

3. Spike (to Giles) : Oh, poor Watcher. Did your life pass before your eyes — 'Cuppa tea, cuppa tea... almost got shagged... cuppa tea'?
- Marti Noxon, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

2. watcher

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃɝ'] a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • employer
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • watch (English)

3. watcher

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃɝ'] a guard who keeps watch.

Synonyms

  • night watchman
  • picket
  • private security force
  • lookout man
  • spotter
  • watch
  • security guard
  • scout
  • watchman
  • sentry
  • security force
  • sentinel
  • lookout
  • portwatcher
  • bank guard
  • port watcher
  • patroller
  • fire watcher

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • watch (English)
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