[ klok-lahyk ]
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  1. highly systematic, precise, and dependable: The mail carrier arrives at noon with clocklike regularity.

Origin of clocklike

First recorded in 1735–45; clock1 + -like

Words Nearby clocklike Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use clocklike in a sentence

  • Jamie ceased the clocklike motion of his body to and fro over the difficult lesson.

    Foes | Mary Johnston