Watchdog Meaning and Definition

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Watchdog meaning

Word: Watchdog

How to pronounce: ˈwɒʧdɒg



1. A dog kept to guard private property.

Example sentences: "The Gauls tried to climb the Capitol at night, eluding the watchdogs and the Roman guard, but the flock of geese sacred to Juno spotted them and roused the Romans in time."

Transitive verb


1. Maintain surveillance over (a person, activity, or situation)

Example sentences: "How can we watchdog our investments?"


self test

self control


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Watchdog in Other Languages...

Spanish: Guardián

German: Watchdog

French: Watchdog


Turkish: Bekçi köpeği


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