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clock-watcher (plural clock-watchers)

  1. A person who is eager for time to pass (e.g., at work or school), especially when faced with an undesirable task.
    The teacher had a heart-to-heart talk with the student who was a clock-watcher, stressing the importance of putting his mind to his schoolwork.

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