Share this entry

fob watch Line breaks: fob watch

Definition of fob watch in English:


A pocket watch.
Example sentences
  • Putting down his pen, Louis straightened up and glanced at his fob watch.
  • Daniel glanced at his fob watch, tapping his fingers restlessly against his thigh.
  • Called Impresario, the picture is of a smiling hippopotamus type creature - or maybe a toad - ambling down the street in a suit and a fob watch.

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources