clock watcher

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Noun1.clock watcher - a worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting timeclock watcher - a worker preoccupied with the arrival of quitting time
do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer, bum - person who does no work; "a lazy bum"
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CLOCK WATCHER McInnes hopes to ensure his players' body clocks are not thrown out by Euro trip
Even at nine years old she is a proper clock watcher and consults her wall calendar daily to make sure she doesn't miss anything, which is strange because even she ended up being late for an appointment last week and unfortunately this appointment concerned parents evening!
Which makes it all the more difficult for me to say that the movie amounts to nothing more than an implausible, contrived and illogical clock watcher that only die-hard fans will enjoy.
He was not a clock watcher and would not mind working for long hours, if need be.
The clock watcher can't wait for time--it never proceeds rapidly enough for him.
Best Clock Watcher: Sean Combs makes it to the Royale on time
Do yourselves a favour, don't even think of going into the industry if you're a clock watcher. But if you do, you could travel the world especially if you have the right qualifications.
I AM not a clock watcher! But I do need to know the time of day during a normal working week.
Lucy is not a clock watcher." There are 11 entries relating to Stockton, six under Hartlepool, two for Cleveland and Guisborough credited with three.
Michaud is not a clock watcher, nor do employees feel her breathing down their neck.
Every manager is a bit of a clock watcher but Burnley boss Steve Cotterill takes it to extremes after a 1-0 defeat at Millwall
HARD YARDS: The Sky Blues squad are put through their paces at Ryton yesterday CLOCK WATCHER: City boss Micky Adams