Watcher may refer to:

In print:
* Watcher (comics), an extraterrestrial species who watch the universe in Marvel Comics
* Watchers (novel), a 1987 novel written by Dean Koontz
* Watcher in the Water, a creature from Tolkien's fantasy book series "The Lord of the Rings"
* The Grigori, a class of fallen angels in Biblical mythology

In television and film:
* The Watcher (TV series), a 1995 UPN TV series starting Sir Mix-a-Lot
* The Watcher (film), a 2000 film directed by Joe Charbanic
* Watcher (Buffyverse), a member of the Watcher's Council in the "Buffy" and "Angel" television series
* Watcher (Highlander), a secret organization that watches the Immortals in the Highlander series
* Watchers (1988 film), a 1988 film directed by Jon Hess based on the novel by Koontz
* Watcher (Doctor Who), a character in the 1981 "Logopolis" serial of the television series "Doctor Who"

In music:
* "The Watcher", a song by Hawkwind from their 1972 album "Doremi Fasol Latido"
* "The Watcher", a song by Dr. Dre on his 1999 album "The Chronic 2001"
* "The Watcher 2", a song by Jay-Z featuring Dr. Dre.Other:
* Watcher (presence), a subscriber for presence information
* Bahl'al, one of the six Fallen Lords of the computer game series "Myth"

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  • Watcher — Watch er ( [ e]r), n. One who watches; one who sits up or continues; a diligent observer; specifically, one who attends upon the sick during the night. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • watcher — index bystander, eyewitness, spy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • watcher — (n.) late 14c. (early 13c. as a surname), agent noun from WATCH (Cf. watch) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • -watcher — [[t] wɒtʃə(r)[/t]] watchers COMB in N COUNT watcher combines with nouns to form other nouns that refer to people who are interested in a group of animals or people, and who study them closely. The bird watchers crept about in the bushes... Royal… …   English dictionary

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  • watcher — See: CLOCK WATCHER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • watcher — See: CLOCK WATCHER …   Dictionary of American idioms

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