watchmaker

noun

watch·​mak·​er ˈwäch-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce watchmaker (audio)
ˈwȯch-
: one that makes or repairs watches or clocks
watchmaking noun

Examples of watchmaker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Swiss watchmaker released large and small examples crafted from between 132 and 136 grams of yellow gold. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 1 July 2024 Although 2024 is not a significant birthday for the watchmaker, the 50th-anniversary timepiece has just been given an exciting upgrade. Alexandra Zagalsky, theweek, 4 Mar. 2024 Below is the complete guide the watch boutiques in Greenwich, as well as one very special watchmaker. Allen Farmelo, Robb Report, 20 June 2024 The instrument cluster was built by Swiss watchmakers and contains more than 600 parts, titanium and gemstones such as ruby and sapphire. Morgan Korn, ABC News, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for watchmaker 

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Word History

First Known Use

1630, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of watchmaker was in 1630

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“Watchmaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watchmaker. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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watchmaker

noun
watch·​mak·​er ˈwäch-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce watchmaker (audio)
ˈwȯch-
: one that makes or repairs watches or clocks
watchmaking noun

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