What does spotter mean?

Definitions for spotter
ˈspɒt ərspot·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spotternoun

    a worker employed at a dry-cleaning establishment to remove spots

  2. spotternoun

    a worker employed to apply spots (as markers or identifiers)

  3. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picketnoun

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

  4. finder, discoverer, spotternoun

    someone who is the first to observe something


  1. spotternoun

    A person who observes something.

  2. spotternoun

    A member of a sniper team.

  3. spotternoun

    A person who keeps watch of the person performing an activity, in order to help them should they be unable to complete it.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Spotternoun

    One that spots; one that maculates.

    Etymology: from spot.


  1. spotter

    A spotter is an individual who assists someone else in performing a certain task, often involving physical activities such as weightlifting, to ensure safety and accuracy. The spotter provides guidance, watches for potential issues, supports when necessary, and can potentially prevent accidents, injuries, and mistakes. The term can also pertain to a person who observes and reports on a specific type of item or phenomenon, such as bird spotting or weather spotting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spotternoun

    one who spots

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. spotter

    An observer stationed for the purpose of observing and reporting results of naval gunfire to the firing agency and who also may be employed in designating targets. See also naval gunfire spotting team.

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  1. potters

  2. protest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spotter in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spotter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of spotter in a Sentence

  1. Whenever Matthew Dunn:

    In my day I was approached at university by a talent spotter, back then MI6 had a whole network of talent spotters spread across the whole country, predominately but not exclusively in universities. Essentially, that was pretty much the only way to get in, i.e. they approached you, not the other way round.

  2. The National Football League:

    We are continuing that review today, which includes discussions with the Rams and their medical staff, the ATC spotter, the game officials, our medical advisors and the The NFL, in the meantime, prior to this week's games, we will reinforce with all involved the need to ensure that these injuries are properly identified and addressed in a manner consistent with our protocols.

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