[ UK /wˈɒt‍ʃmən/ ]
[ US /ˈwɑtʃmən/ ]
  1. a guard who keeps watch
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How To Use watchman In A Sentence

  • He moonlights as a nightwatchman at the Meadowbank leisure centre in Edinburgh.
  • The criminal throttled the watchman and robbed the bank.
  • When no one answered, they broke in and searched the building, only to find a watchman sleeping at his post.
  • The criminal throttled the watchman and robbed the bank.
  • Often someone has to go in as nightwatchman. Times, Sunday Times
  • On one occasion he was discovered by the night watchman surrounded by neat piles of bits and pieces of a film projector.
  • The watchman lives in a hut no far from here.
  • To illustrate, she tells the story of the night watchman given to practical jokes.
  • She immediately turned her attention towards the entrance to find a being that was not the security watchman.
  • Pritchard's most interesting chapter, in which the best authorities are quoted at length, is convincing that the word 'hoveller' is derived from _hobelier_ (_hobbe_, [Greek] _hippos_, Gaelic _coppal_) and signifies 'a coast watchman, 'or' look-out man, 'who, by horse Heroes of the Goodwin Sands
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