- highly systematic, precise, and dependable: The mail carrier arrives at noon with clocklike regularity.
Origin of clocklike
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Under his directions, from the moment war was declared, everything worked with clocklike precision.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century
The guns of the American squadron roared with clocklike regularity, while the firing from the Spanish ships steadily decreased.American Men of Action
Burton E. Stevenson
He took the instrument in his big hand and watched the clocklike face intently.Stand by for Mars!
Jamie ceased the clocklike motion of his body to and fro over the difficult lesson.Foes