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wristwatch Syllabification: wrist·watch
Pronunciation: /ˈristˌwäCH/

Definition of wristwatch in English:


A watch worn on a strap around the wrist.
Example sentences
  • The physician uses a stopwatch or a wristwatch with a second hand to time this activity.
  • In our personal lives, timings are crucial also: our lives are run by wristwatches, alarm clocks, the beep-beep-beep of reminders on mobile phones.
  • Timepieces tracked included staff wristwatches and beepers, wall clocks, bedside and central patient monitors, workstation computers, and clocks on videocassette recorders.

Words that rhyme with wristwatch

hotchpotch • skywatch
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