A watchdog on duty.
watchdog definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a dog kept to guard property, as by barking
- a person or group that keeps watch in order to prevent waste, unethical practices, etc.
to act as a watchdog over
watchdog definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A dog trained to guard people or property.
- One who serves as a guardian or protector against waste, loss, or illegal practices.
- watchˈdogˌ verb