[ woch-band ]
/ ˈwɒtʃˌbænd /


a leather, metal, fabric, or plastic bracelet or strap attached to a wrist watch to hold it on the wrist.


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Origin of watchband

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; watch + band2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for watchband

/ (ˈwɒtʃˌbænd) /


US, Canadian and Australian a strap of leather, cloth, etc, attached to a watch for fastening it around the wristAlso called (in Britain and other countries): watchstrap
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