Definition of spotter in English:


Syllabification: spot·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈspädər


1US informal A person employed by a company or business to keep watch on employees or customers.
1.1An aviator or aircraft employed in locating or observing enemy positions: [as modifier]: spotter planes
More example sentences
  • Sequences are shown featuring artillery attack on enemy positions directed by a circling spotter plane.
1.2A person who observes or assists a gymnast or weightlifter during a performance or practice in order to minimize the chance of injury to the gymnast or weightlifter.
More example sentences
  • We had spotters when we played on the rock-climbing wall and we practiced falling off stilts in a way that would lessen the impact on our bodies.

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