AskDefine | Define watchman

Dictionary Definition

watchman n : a guard who keeps watch [syn: watcher, security guard]

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  1. A guard who keeps watch

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Extensive Definition

Watchman or Watchmen can refer to:

See also

  • Vigilante, Spanish for watchman; a person not affiliated with the government who enforces their own justice
  • Night watchman
watchman in German: Watchman (Begriffsklärung)
watchman in Japanese: ウォッチマン

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Argus, Charley, airplane spotter, fire patrolman, fire warden, fireguard, forward observer, lookout, lookout man, night watchman, patrol, patroller, patrolman, picket, roundsman, scout, sentinel, sentry, spotter, vedette, ward, watch, watcher, watchkeeper
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