Synonyms of watchdog


1. watchdog, defender, guardian, protector, shielder

usage: a guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste; "she is the global watchdog for human rights abuses"

2. watchdog, guard dog, working dog

usage: a dog trained to guard property

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Definition and meaning of watchdog (Dictionary)