wristwatch

noun wrist·watch \ ˈrist-ˌwäch \

Definition of wristwatch

:a small watch that is attached to a bracelet or strap and is worn around the wrist

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First Known Use of wristwatch

1896


WRISTWATCH Defined for English Language Learners

wristwatch

noun

Definition of wristwatch for English Language Learners

  • : a watch that you wear on a strap or band around your wrist


WRISTWATCH Defined for Kids

wristwatch

noun wrist·watch \ ˈrist-ˌwäch \

Definition of wristwatch for Students

:a watch attached to a bracelet or strap and worn on the wrist


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