Dictionary.com

clockwise vs. counterclockwise

[ klok-wahyz ]
/ ˈklɒkˌwaɪz /

  1. in the direction of the rotation of the hands of a clock as viewed from the front or above; circularly to the right from a point taken as the top.
[ koun-ter-klok-wahyz ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈklɒkˌwaɪz /

adjective, adverb
  1. in a direction opposite to that of the normal rotation of the hands of a clock; not clockwise.

COMPARE MORE COMMONLY CONFUSED WORDS

  1. <<
  2. <
  3. 5
  4. 6
  5. 7
  6. 8
  7. 9
  8. 10
  9. 11
  10. 12
  11. 13
  12. 14
  13. >
  14. >>