o'clock

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adverb o'·clock \ə-ˈkläk, ō-\

Definition of o'clock

  1. 1 :  according to the clock the time is three o'clock

  2. 2 —used for indicating position or direction as if on a clock dial that is oriented vertically or horizontally an airplane approaching at six o'clock

Origin and Etymology of o'clock

contraction of of the clock


O'CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

o'clock

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Definition of o'clock for English Language Learners

  • : according to the clock


O'CLOCK Defined for Kids

o'clock

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adverb o'·clock \ə-ˈkläk\

Definition of o'clock for Students

  1. :  according to the clock The time is one o'clock.



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