clock-watcher(redirected from clock-watchers)
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A person who pays close attention to the passage of time and is often eager for the time to pass, as at work or school.
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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) derogatory an employee who checks the time in anticipation of a break or of the end of the working day
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