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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The shift from rectangular blinking clock radio to smartphone alarm has really brought out the weirdos in us all. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, "How Do You Snooze? What Your Alarm Clock Style Says About You," 29 May 2018 An awesome clock radio What’s the deal with alarm clocks being stuck in 1995? Jennifer Jolly, USA TODAY, "Genius new uses for that old iPhone," 22 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of clock radio

1949, in the meaning defined above

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clock radio

noun

English Language Learners Definition of clock radio

: 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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