wristwatch
noun Date: 1896 a small watch that is attached to a bracelet or strap and is worn around the wrist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wristwatch — [rist′wäch΄] n. a watch worn on a strap or band that fits around the wrist * * * wrist·watch (rĭstʹwŏch ) n. A watch worn on a band that fastens about the wrist. * * * …   Universalium

  • wristwatch — ► NOUN ▪ a watch worn on a strap round the wrist …   English terms dictionary

  • wristwatch — [rist′wäch΄] n. a watch worn on a strap or band that fits around the wrist …   English World dictionary

  • wristwatch — UK [ˈrɪs(t)ˌwɒtʃ] / US [ˈrɪs(t)ˌwɑtʃ] noun [countable] Word forms wristwatch : singular wristwatch plural wristwatches a watch that you wear around your wrist …   English dictionary

  • wristwatch — [[t]rɪ̱stwɒtʃ[/t]] wristwatches N COUNT A wristwatch is a watch with a strap which you wear round your wrist …   English dictionary

  • wristwatch — noun A watch that is worn on a strap or band fastened around the wrist See Also: pocketwatch, watch …   Wiktionary

  • wristwatch — wrist|watch [ˈrıstwɔtʃ US wa:tʃ, wo:tʃ] n a watch that you wear on your wrist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wristwatch — wrist|watch [ rıst,watʃ ] noun count a watch that you wear around your wrist …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wristwatch — n. small clock worn around the wrist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wristwatch — noun a watch worn on a strap round the wrist …   English new terms dictionary

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