What is another word for pocket watch?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒkɪt wˈɒt͡ʃ] (IPA)

A pocket watch is a classic timepiece that has been in use since the 16th century. It is a small watch that can be carried in a pocket or attached to a chain and worn around the neck. There are several synonyms for pocket watch that refer to the design, style, or physical features. These include the term fob watch, which is often used to describe a pocket watch that is attached to a vest or jacket, pendant watch, which refers to a timepiece that is worn around the neck, and hunter-case watch, which is a pocket watch that has a cover that closes over the face of the watch. Other synonyms include open-face watch, key-wind watch, and antique watch.

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What are the hypernyms for Pocket watch?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Pocket watch?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for pocket watch (as nouns)

Famous quotes with Pocket watch

  • I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.
    Woody Allen
  • Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
    Lord Chesterfield
  • Asked about his beautiful gold pocket watch, Woody Allen said :"I'm very attached to it, my grandfather sold it to me on his deathbed!"
    Fabrice
  • Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.
    Lord Chesterfield
  • Canterbury Cathedral: The first ever pocket watch was found in the walls of its cloister many hundreds of years ago. I decided to come, in the rain, to play with the locals and, if time permitted, attend the evening service.
    Derren Brown

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