clock radio

noun

Definition of clock radio

: a combination clock and radio device in which the clock can be set to turn on the radio at a designated time

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First Known Use of clock radio

1949

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CLOCK RADIO Defined for English Language Learners

clock radio

Definition of clock radio for English Language Learners

  • : a radio that includes a clock and that can be set so that the radio turns on at a particular time


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