bird watcher

or bird·watch·er

Origin of bird watcher

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bird-watcher

Contemporary Examples of bird-watcher

  • The rape of a 73-year-old bird-watcher in Central Park this week ignited shock around the world.

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    The Truth Behind Elder Rape

    Noelle Howey

    September 15, 2012

Historical Examples of bird-watcher

  • Under such conditions the pleasure of watching the birds is tempered by the physical discomfort to which the bird-watcher is put.

    Jungle Folk

    Douglas Dewar

British Dictionary definitions for bird-watcher


  1. a person who studies wild birds in their natural surroundings
Derived Formsbird-watching, noun
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