Definition of doomwatch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈduːmwɒtʃ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


An organized campaign of vigilance to alert people to the dangers of environmental pollution.



Example sentences
  • Fifteen or so years on from its so-called football revolution, when the satellite broadcaster began pumping vast and hitherto unseen amounts of money into the game, some doomwatchers are still predicting that the End Is Nigh.
  • Still, BBC's televised tie featuring Aberdeen and Rangers seemed worth watching, if only because doomwatchers predicted it would be Alex McLeish's swansong.
  • The doomwatchers, who viewed the scene from abroad, almost gloatingly predicted a fiasco on the lines of what happened to federation in Africa - arguing that a federation could never be established.

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