Definition of grandmother clock in English:

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grandmother clock

Pronunciation: /ˈɡran(d)ˌməT͟Hər kläk/


A clock similar to a grandfather clock but about two-thirds the size.
Example sentences
  • I turned to look at my grandmother clock and it was only then that I noticed the time.
  • He looked at the old grandmother clock in the room; its oversized hands said 5:10.
  • Lily glanced at the grandmother clock on the mantle.

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Syllabification: grand·moth·er clock

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