Definition of wristwatch
: a small watch that is attached to a bracelet or strap and is worn around the wrist
Recent Examples of wristwatch from the Web
Among NASA's gadgets are wristwatches that monitor sleep and light levels, caps that record electric signals in the brain and a robotic arm.
An old wristwatch might have helped confirm the identification.
The Wrist Remote Controller combines a standard wristwatch with a full-function TV/VCR/cable infrared remote control.
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First Known Use of wristwatch
WRISTWATCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wristwatch for English Language Learners
: a watch that you wear on a strap or band around your wrist
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Definition of wristwatch for Students
: a watch attached to a bracelet or strap and worn on the wrist
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