A person who supervises students during an examination; a proctor (noun)
A person who supervises a gallery at a museum. (noun)
Examples of word invigilator
A complaint from an "exams invigilator" has caused Carol Ann Duffy's poem "Education for Leisure" to be removed from the U. K.'s GCSE curriculum.
Words are celebrated in vocabularic feats -- Page 117 alone delights a word-lover with "syzygy," "invigilator" and "fusee."
Then he mentions my 'syntax': well he could not possibly be at fault in that department - as an invigilator of others he must have meant the capital ‘G’.
Splattered all over the BBC last night, to the extent of using wardrobe key widge Prescott as motormouth invigilator.
Weirdly though, the next thing I thought of was sitting an exam - As soon as I'm sat down and the invigilator says 'go' I go into the zone and don't emerge for another two hours when the exam ends and I put my glasses back on and remember where I am...