Definition of weight-watcher in English:


Syllabification: weight-watch·er
Pronunciation: /ˈwātˌwäCHər/


A person who is concerned about their weight, especially one who diets.
More example sentences
  • But a cruise ship is no place for weight-watchers.
  • Research has shown some foods popular with weight-watchers may contain more fat than non-dieting products.
  • There are a lot of regular guests who turn up just to tuck into salads, including many who are avowed weight-watchers.


from the proprietary name Weight Watchers, an organization promoting dietary control as a means of losing weight.



noun& adjective
More example sentences
  • Thankfully the vet said they could help us, and offered a weight-watching programme.
  • Let's face it, as with weight-watching, you have time to make up for your innocent untruths.
  • Yes, I ate mangos, and no, I wasn't some weird weight-watching freak.

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