1. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 72
2. [ noun ] (psychology) United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
Synonyms: john_broadus_watson
Related terms: psychologist
3. [ noun ] United States telephone engineer who assisted Alexander Graham Bell in his experiments (1854-1934)
Synonyms: thomas_augustus_watson
Related terms: engineer
4. [ noun ] (biology,genetics) United States geneticist who (with Crick in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (born in 1928)
Synonyms: james_watson james_dewey_watson
Related terms: geneticist