Definition of invigilator in English:

invigilator

noun

British
  • See invigilate

    • ‘When the journal Nature sent a team of invigilators to the laboratory, he was unable to replicate his findings.’
    • ‘I have actually met some of the on-the-ground invigilators of the International Atomic Energy Agency, tough and cynical guys who say that the agreement is being properly observed.’
    • ‘Sadly, as assistant invigilator, I didn't get to say ‘You may turn over the question paper now’ or ‘You have five minutes remaining’ or ‘You must stop writing now’.’
    • ‘‘You will know two weeks later’, said the friendly invigilator.’
    • ‘Thanks to the local registrar, our local examiners, supervisors and invigilators who did an excellent job.’

Pronunciation

invigilator

/ɪnˈvɪdʒɪleɪtə/