Definition of pocket watch in English:

pocket watch

Syllabification: pock·et watch


  • A watch on a chain, intended to be carried in the pocket of a jacket or vest.
    More example sentences
    • In New York in 1890, the latest pocket watch and fob chain could carry seals the wearer could use to demonstrate their place in society.
    • Until the advent of the wristwatch in the twentieth century, men's pocket watches were suspended from a chain with a watch fob at the other end.
    • He is carrying a pocket watch and fretting aloud over how ‘late’ he is.

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