watchband
noun Date: 1924 the bracelet or strap of a wristwatch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • watchband — ☆ watchband [wäch′band΄, wôch′band΄ ] n. a band of leather, metal, cloth, etc. for holding a watch on the wrist …   English World dictionary

  • watchband — /woch band /, n. a leather, metal, fabric, or plastic bracelet or strap attached to a wrist watch to hold it on the wrist. [1945 50, Amer.; WATCH + BAND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • watchband — noun a band of leather, metal etc that fastens a wristwatch to the wrist; a watchstrap …   Wiktionary

  • watchband — watch|band [ˈwɔtʃbænd US ˈwa:tʃ , ˈwo:tʃ ] n AmE a piece of leather or metal for fastening your watch on your wrist British Equivalent: watchstrap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watchband — watch|band [ watʃ,bænd ] noun count AMERICAN a piece of plastic, leather, or cloth used for holding a watch on your wrist …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • watchband — n. band for strapping a watch on the wrist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • watchband — noun (C) AmE a watchstrap BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • watchband — watch•band [[t]ˈwɒtʃˌbænd[/t]] n. hor a leather, metal, fabric, or plastic bracelet or strap for holding a wristwatch on the wrist • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • watchband — /ˈwɒtʃbænd/ (say wochband) noun → watchstrap. {watch + band2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • watchband — n. US = watch strap …   Useful english dictionary

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