Share this entry

Share this page

alarm clock

Line breaks: alarm clock

Definition of alarm clock in English:

noun

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

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day snarf
Pronunciation: snärf
verb
eat or drink quickly or greedily