watchdog

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From watch and dog.

NounEdit

watchdog (plural watchdogs)

  1. a guard dog
  2. a person or organization that monitors and publicizes the behavior of others (individuals, corporations, governments) to discover undesirable activity.

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VerbEdit

watchdog (third-person singular simple present watchdogs, present participle watchdogging, simple past and past participle watchdogged)

  1. To perform a function analogous to a watchdog.
  2. To guard and warn.

AnagramsEdit

Last modified on 9 December 2013, at 08:56