Meaning of dogwatch
Pronunciation: (dôg'woch", -wôch", dog'-), [key]
- either of two two-hour watches, the first from 4 to 6 p.m., the latter from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Also calledthe period, after the regular editions of a newspaper have gone to press, during which staff personnel remain on duty to await any new developments that may warrant an extra issue.
- any night shift, esp. the last or latest one.
- dogwatch (Thesaurus)