Definition of cuckoo clock in English:

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cuckoo clock


A clock that strikes the hour with a sound like a cuckoo’s call and typically has a mechanical cuckoo that emerges with each note.
Example sentences
  • When the cuckoo clock struck 9:30, I decided to get up.
  • Downstairs the cuckoo clock cuckooed 7 times; it was only 7 o'clock and I knew Milly wouldn't be awake for at least 2 hours.
  • Throughout Slovakia there are artists selling painted Easter eggs, cornhusk figures, hand-knit sweaters, wood carvings, walking sticks, cuckoo clocks, and toys of many varieties.

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Syllabification: cuck·oo clock

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