Synonyms of 'watchdog'
a person or group that acts as a guard against inefficiency or illegalitythe government's consumer watchdog
a dog kept to guard propertyA good watchdog can be a faithful friend as well as a deterrent to intruders.
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the person in charge of a public building
the custodian of the holy shrine in Mecca
an official who checks that things or places meet certain regulations and standards
The mill was finally closed down by safety inspectors.
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