cuckoo clock

noun
Updated on: 12 Jan 2018

Definition of cuckoo clock

: a wall or shelf clock that announces the hours by sounds resembling a cuckoo's call

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First Known Use of cuckoo clock

1789


CUCKOO CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

cuckoo clock

noun

Definition of cuckoo clock for English Language Learners

  • : a clock that has a toy bird inside of it that comes out and makes a sound like a cuckoo to tell what time it is


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