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 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,, "How Robert Reed came to play The Brady Bunch dad Mike (and who almost got the job instead)," 2 Dec. 2019 Flour caked my watchband, glazed the eyelets of my boots, stuffed my phone’s charging jack. Washington Post, "My son moved out, and my sourdough starter moved in.," 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, "EBay plans new shipping service to challenge Amazon," 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, "Wearable Health Monitors: Do They Work?," 16 Sep. 2018 Another device, the KardiaBand watchband, also offers ECG capabilities and was cleared by the FDA in November. Deborah Gage, WSJ, "Wearable Health Monitors: Do They Work?," 16 Sep. 2018 Matchy matchy watchband to shoes is absolutely not necessary. Ellen Warren,, "Upcycled or recycled: Don't say no to used clothes," 25 Apr. 2018 In addition to iPhones, Apple sells (PRODUCT)RED wireless headphones, iPod Touch, and watchbands for its Apple Watch. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "Apple Releases New iPhone as HomePod Sales Disappoint," 14 Apr. 2018 Pelosi yelled back while showing her colorful watchband that represented the gay pride flag. Kathleen Joyce, Fox News, "Nancy Pelosi tells 'RuPaul's Drag Race' contestants to 'resist' and 'vote'," 9 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of watchband

1924, in the meaning defined above

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“Watchband.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of watchband

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

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