Clock-watcher meaning

klŏkwôchər
A person who pays close attention to the passage of time and is often eager for the time to pass, as at work or school.
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Alternative form of clock-watcher.
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A person who is eager for time to pass (e.g., at work or school), especially when faced with an undesirable task.

The teacher had a heart-to-heart talk with the student who was a clock-watcher, stressing the importance of putting his mind to his schoolwork.

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Alternative spelling of clock-watcher.
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