Watchmaker Watch"mak`er, n. One whose occupation is to make and repair watches. [1913 Webster]

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  • watchmaker — 1620s, from WATCH (Cf. watch) (n.) + MAKER (Cf. maker) …   Etymology dictionary

  • watchmaker — [wächmā΄kər, wôchmāk΄ər] n. a person who makes or repairs watches watchmaking n …   English World dictionary

  • Watchmaker — A watchmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs watches. A modern watchmaker is more likely to repair a wristwatch or a pocketwatch than to actually create a watch from scratch. A skilled watchmaker can typically manufacture many of the parts… …   Wikipedia

  • watchmaker — UK [ˈwɒtʃˌmeɪkə(r)] / US [ˈwɑtʃˌmeɪkər] noun [countable] Word forms watchmaker : singular watchmaker plural watchmakers someone whose job is to make or repair watches …   English dictionary

  • watchmaker's — noun The shop or workshop of a watchmaker …   Wiktionary

  • watchmaker — noun Date: 1630 one that makes or repairs watches or clocks • watchmaking noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • watchmaker — watchmaking, n. /woch may keuhr/, n. a person whose occupation it is to make and repair watches. [1620 30; WATCH + MAKER] * * * …   Universalium

  • watchmaker — noun /ˈwɔtʃˌmeɪkə/ A person who repairs (and originally made) watches …   Wiktionary

  • watchmaker — watch|mak|er [ˈwɔtʃˌmeıkə US ˈwa:tʃˌmeıkər, ˈwo:tʃ ] n someone whose job is making and repairing clocks and watches …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watchmaker — watch|mak|er [ watʃ,meıkər ] noun count someone whose job is to make or repair watches …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English