Share this entry
alarm clock Syllabification: a·larm clock
Pronunciation: /əˈlärm ˌkläk/

Definition of alarm clock in English:


A clock with a device that can be made to sound at the time set in advance, used to wake someone up.
Example sentences
  • The sudden unexpected sound of the alarm clock woke Meg up and caused her to fall off her bed.
  • One bird had the same rhythm and sound as my alarm clock and kept waking me up.
  • The next morning I woke up to my alarm clock, excited to see what my hair looked like.
Definition of alarm clock in:
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.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources