Definition of weight-watcher in English:



  • A person who is concerned about their weight, especially one who diets.

    • ‘As any weight-watcher knows, it's tough trying to lose the last few pounds.’
    • ‘But a cruise ship is no place for weight-watchers.’
    • ‘I bought a new dinner service and a wall clock and some weight-watchers frozen dinners.’
    • ‘I ate lots of non weight-watcher food and suffered tremendous guilt.’
    • ‘Research has shown some foods popular with weight-watchers may contain more fat than non-dieting products.’
    • ‘There are a lot of regular guests who turn up just to tuck into salads, including many who are avowed weight-watchers.’


From the proprietary name Weight Watchers, an organization promoting dietary control as a means of losing weight.