watch·​band | \ ˈwäch-ˌband How to pronounce watchband (audio) , ˈwȯch- \

Definition of watchband

: the bracelet or strap of a wristwatch

Examples of watchband in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tees, button-down shirts, polo shirts and caps, as well as a G-Sock watchband. Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 2 Sep. 2021 The series’s three regular advertisers refused to sponsor the installment (written by Oscar winner Peter Stone), and viewers saw the episode only after Speidel, makers of the Twist-O-Flex watchband, stepped in to buy the open ad time. David Canfield,, 2 Dec. 2019 Flour caked my watchband, glazed the eyelets of my boots, stuffed my phone’s charging jack. Washington Post, 28 Oct. 2019 Through EBay’s new service, DiBartolomeo can deliver the watchband more quickly anywhere in the country for $3.99 and someone else handles all the storage and packing for him. Spencer Soperbloomberg, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 2019 The device’s instructions tell wearers to place their thumb over a spot on the watchband embedded with an electrocardiogram sensor, which records their heart rhythm. Deborah Gage, WSJ, 16 Sep. 2018 Another device, the KardiaBand watchband, also offers ECG capabilities and was cleared by the FDA in November. Deborah Gage, WSJ, 16 Sep. 2018 Matchy matchy watchband to shoes is absolutely not necessary. Ellen Warren,, 25 Apr. 2018 In addition to iPhones, Apple sells (PRODUCT)RED wireless headphones, iPod Touch, and watchbands for its Apple Watch. Don Reisinger, Fortune, 14 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of watchband

1924, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of watchband was in 1924

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10 Sep 2021

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“Watchband.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of watchband

: a strap or band that holds your watch on your wrist


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