Adjust clocks or watches backwards (or forwards) to take account of official changes in time: don’t forget to put your clocks back tomorrow night
More example sentences
- It's October 27th, and three days before we put the clocks back.
- We put the clocks forward a couple of days ago, it's British summertime.
- I have put my clocks forward, apart from the three that are radio-controlled and should look after themselves.