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One who often checks the time during an activity or event, as due to boredom and/or a desire to leave. He's a total clock-watcher, so I doubt that he likes his job.


someone -- a worker or a student -- who is always looking at the clock, anticipating when something will be over. There are four clock-watchers in our office. People who don't like their jobs can turn into clockwatchers.

bird watcher

n. a girl watcher; someone, usually a man, who enjoys watching women go by. You bird watchers should just mind your own business!
See also: bird, watcher

clock watcher

n. someone—a worker or a student—who is always looking at the clock. People who don’t like their jobs can turn into clock watchers.
See also: clock, watcher
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In a statement, Remulla clarified that people from their camp who were questioned by the members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group were volunteer poll watchers. "I had just come from a major political rally in Zapote 5, in Bacoor City, when I learned that operatives identifying themselves as members of the CIDG accosted people associated with my campaign,"Remulla said in his statement posted on his Facebook page.
But, Maqsood's game watcher kept encouraging him pushing him on in inclement weather to keep on tracking the prey in freezing cold and finally they were able to have the Ibex bull in range and a perfect shot.
All poll watchers are required to have credentials issued by the Lake County Clerk or Illinois State Board of Elections in order to observe at any voting site.
Throughout the day, several voters were challenged by So's poll watchers who were holding a list of the names of the alleged flying voters.
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"Help Me Stop Crooked Hillary From Rigging This Election!" pleads a volunteer sign-up form for poll watchers on the real estate mogul's website.
* Kansas requires poll watchers to be registered voters unless the poll watcher is a member of the candidate's family, or if the poll watcher is 14 to 17 years old and meets all other requirements for being a registered voter except for age.
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continues to set the pace for a new generation of Christ followers in his new book "The God Watchers."
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In some instances, nonprofits use independent parties to do things like conduct an objective analysis of a charity watcher's score or to model a situation to identify the true drivers of a low score.
In announcing the decision to reject the appeal, Ronan Keane, chairman of the body, said that he and fellow panel members Jeremy Hughes and Michael Doyle were "quite satisfied" that the acting stewards on the day were correct in reaching their decision to relegate Wait Watcher in favour of Silk Blossom.
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Emma, once a Canadian farm girl, has found her true destiny as a Watcher, a guardian angel of sorts in a multi-world game of empires.