horologist

or ho·rol·o·ger

[ haw-rol-uh-jist, hoh- ]
/ hɔˈrɒl ə dʒɪst, hoʊ- /

noun

an expert in horology.
a person who makes clocks or watches.

Nearby words

  1. horoeka,
  2. horokaka,
  3. horol.,
  4. horologe,
  5. horologic,
  6. horologium,
  7. horology,
  8. horometry,
  9. horopito,
  10. horopter

Origin of horologist

First recorded in 1790–1800; horologe + -ist

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horologist

horologer (hɒˈrɒlədʒə)

/ (hɒˈrɒlədʒɪst) /

noun

a person skilled in horology, esp an expert maker of timepieces
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