View definitions for watchman


Discover More

Example Sentences

Luckily, watchmen provided by the Committee were stationed outside, with shotguns, ready to protect them from trouble if necessary.

From Time

Kocurek now works 12-hour shifts as a night watchman guarding the entrance to a drilling patch.

His usual trick: bribing the night watchman to let him into the bank.

My friends and I went there once or twice a week and waited for the watchman to chase us out.

And people—reportedly less than 20, but still—actually showed up to meet the killer neighborhood watchman and get his autograph!

The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA by Scott C. Johnson, W.W. Norton & Co.

W was a Watchman, and guarded the door; X was expensive, and so became poor.

A brilliant blaze of lightning showed him the unmistakable figure of the Black Hood bending over the body of Joseph, the watchman.

The prophet eats the book, and receives further instructions: the office of a watchman.

When I saw the knife, I planned to withdraw it from the watchman's throat, to use it as possible evidence.

The duty of the watchman appointed by God: the justice of God's ways: his judgments upon the Jews.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watchman, such as: caretaker, custodian, patrolman, policeman, warden, and curator.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.