Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who scrutinizes; specifically, one who acts as an examiner of votes, as at an election, etc., to see if they are valid.
- n. A person who scrutinises; a person responsible for scrutineering.
- v. to scrutinise; to thoroughly check that an entered car or motorbike, etc, meets the rules.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A scrutinizer; specifically, an examiner of votes, as at an election.
- n. someone who examines votes at an election
- From scrutiny + -eer (Wiktionary)
“A scrutineer is a person who observes voting in an election ...”
“A scrutineer is a person who observes voting in an election”
“Conservative candidate Rob Davis is acting as a self-appointed scrutineer, meaning he's chosen to keep an eye on voting activities.”
“First, I took a wee exception to a boisterous 'scrutineer' even if he was just 'joking around' when he was hollering at folks that they had just been 'scrutinized' as they received their ballots (actually made a bit of a fuss about this with the folks running the show because, to my way of thinking, scrutineers should not be saying anything to any voter because it is always possible that their comments could be perceived by some poor soul as being intimidatory).”
“As Mr Orban and his party control not only parliament but almost every major city, it falls to the media to play the role of scrutineer and political opponent.”
“Flanked by wry uncle Nick and new scrutineer Karren Brady, here he was, glaring at the latest intake of pathologically immodest ninnies – the girls with their hyperalert rictuses and ironed hair, the boys affecting a steely tousledness borrowed from the suit pages of the Next catalogue.”
“If they then had to go to scrutineer at a 12-hour count from 10 onwards they'd have been peeling us off the walls when the declarations were made!”
“Is it possible that the reporter has part of this garbled and is confusing a DRO (district returning officer) with a candidates official (scrutineer)?”
“From Australia: You can't ask every scrutineer to know the ins and outs of every chip.”
“Janet Davies ,well she may have been quiet but she was quite a scrutineer and so I am told quite a rebel in her day”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
how election is used,everything
to do with elections,synonyms
at or in (one's) ..., doctrine of election, election-address, election-ale, election bun, election cake, election commissi..., election-committee, election-cry, election-day, Election de Clerk, election dinner and 151 more...
weak democracy, stand a chance ag..., whistle stop, special interest ..., voting machine, trumpeting support, voting power, to court votes, war chest, short-term observ..., soak-the-rich lef..., term of office and 930 more...
These are just some random words that I might find a list for someday.
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