-watcher combines with nouns to form other nouns that refer to people who are interested in a group of animals or people, and who study them closely.

The bird-watchers crept about in the bushes...

Royal-watcher Mary Hayes said: `It looks like it is going to be an unhappy time for the Queen.'

English dictionary. 2008.

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