Definition of watchmaker in English:

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watchmaker

Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtʃmeɪkə/

noun

A person who makes and repairs watches and clocks.
Example sentences
  • At the same time there were harness makers, tailors, dressmakers, builders, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, watchmakers, saddlers, masons and carpenters.
  • Arthur also studied the commercial ties between clockmakers, watchmakers, and cabinet-makers, since tall-case clocks were a collaborative effort.
  • Descended from a long line of watchmakers, he makes a living designing timepieces.

Derivatives

watchmaking

Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtʃmeɪkɪŋ/
noun
Example sentences
  • It will surprise no one to learn that the man's civilian occupation is, naturally, watchmaking.
  • Many worked in professions connected to the tailoring industry, including furs and leather, as well as jewellery and watchmaking.
  • This will be taken care of; new models will be built which will fit in the pocket; the precision of watchmaking will be applied to them.

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