wrist watch

or wrist·watch


noun

a watch attached to a strap or band worn about the wrist.

Nearby words

  1. wrist joint,
  2. wrist pin,
  3. wrist plate,
  4. wrist shot,
  5. wrist sign,
  6. wrist wrestling,
  7. wrist-drop,
  8. wristband,
  9. wristdrop,
  10. wristlet

Origin of wrist watch

First recorded in 1895–1900

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British Dictionary definitions for wristwatch

wristwatch

/ (ˈrɪstˌwɒtʃ) /

noun

a watch worn strapped around the wrist
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