from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who records time, as:
  • n. Sports One who keeps track of elapsed time in a sporting event.
  • n. One who keeps records of the hours worked by employees.
  • n. A device for keeping time; a timepiece.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device that shows the time; a timepiece.
  • n. A person who keeps records of the hours of attendance of employees.
  • n. A person who records the times elapsed in a sporting event.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A clock, watch, or other chronometer; a timepiece.
  • n. A person who keeps, marks, regulates, or determines the time.
  • n. A person who keeps a record of the time spent by workmen at their work.
  • n. One who gives the time for the departure of conveyances.
  • n. One who marks the time in musical performances.
  • n. One appointed to mark and declare the time of participants in races or other contests.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which marks, measures, or records time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (sports) an official who keeps track of the time elapsed
  • n. a clerk who keeps track of the hours worked by employees
  • n. a measuring instrument or device for keeping time


time +‎ keeper (Wiktionary)



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