Definition of clock
- working against the clock
- trial races against the clock
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
He clocked 3 hours and 15 minutes in his last marathon.
His fastest pitch was clocked at 91 miles per hour.
The cop said she clocked me going 95 miles per hour.
I was so angry I wanted to clock him.
bang, bash, bat, belt, bludgeon, bob, bonk, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clout, crack, hammer, hit, knock, nail, paste, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, swipe, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale, zap;
hang one on;
: to measure the amount of time it takes for (a person) to do something or for (something) to be completed
: to finish a race in (an amount of time)
: to measure or show (the speed of something) with a measuring device
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