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overlooker

Line breaks: over|look¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəlʊkə
 
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Definition of overlooker in English:

noun

A person whose job it is to supervise the work of others: she had worked as an overlooker at Mansfield Hosiery for five years
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  • Mr Minton was a loom overlooker and then weaving and design manager at Kelsall and Kemp.
  • The weavers and overlookers on the weekend shift who have lost their jobs were all long-term employees.
  • Within days the weaving overlooker from Denholme, near Bradford, was having a battery of tests at St Luke's Hospital in Bradford.

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