watch·​band ˈwäch-ˌband How to pronounce watchband (audio)
: the bracelet or strap of a wristwatch

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Clea in particular is almost always wearing one — across sweaters, down sleeves, on her watchband — a prismatic foot soldier for her company’s schtick. Hillary Kelly, Curbed, 1 Apr. 2022 Some great third-year anniversary gifts include a high-quality, monogrammed leather travel bag, a handsome passport case and luggage tags, or a personalized watchband. Elsa Cavazos, SELF, 6 Sep. 2022 One new jewelry watchband snaked entirely up the forearm. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, 19 Aug. 2022 Watches from Fitbit, Garmin, and Amazon have since incorporated temperature, as have some wearables targeted at fertility tracking, like the Ava watchband. Katie Palmer, STAT, 3 June 2022 The person who forgot the Pixel Watch also forgot the blue watchband pictured down below. Chris Smith, BGR, 25 Apr. 2022 The Pixel Watch will reportedly come in two sizes and offer at least four watchband colors. Chris Smith, BGR, 28 Apr. 2022 The 43-mm case comes in powder gray, black, and gold (all of which are stainless steel paired with a matching silicone watchband). Brenda Stolyar, Wired, 7 Jan. 2022 Tees, button-down shirts, polo shirts and caps, as well as a G-Sock watchband. Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of watchband was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Watchband.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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